[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 03:39:32 UTC 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Alex <mrzmanwiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chad wrote:
>> While working with OTRS, I actually sent several articles through AfD. And I
>> typically didn't announce that it was an OTRS thing, so as to let the community
>> judge the article on its own merits. This would actually be a decent policy to
>> follow: encourage OTRS respondents to send the marginally notable through
>> the normal AfD process (like any other) and allow those in the community
>> more equipped to deal with deletion/BLP issues handle it.
> This assumes that both of those groups are the same. Many people
> involved in the deletion processes are rather unconcerned with BLP
> issues (or things like sourcing and NPOV, as long as its notable), and
> many people concerned about BLPs don't involve themselves in the
> deletion process.
> --
> Alex (wikipedia:en:User:Mr.Z-man)

Those that involve themselves in BLP matters should perhaps frequent
AFD more often. Provided that is still how we delete articles that aren't


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