[Foundation-l] Living Person Task Force update: Policy writing

Keegan Peterzell keegan.wiki at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 21:52:35 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:34 PM, David Goodman <dgoodmanny at gmail.com> wrote:

> Since there is a fairly firm consensus that has been sustained through
> repetitive challenges on the enWP  against this particular point about
> the default for deletion, I wonder what the policies of the other
> large Wikipedias are, to see what is the agreements of the actual
> Wikipedians upon the so-called "best practice".
> At the very least, there needs to be an explicit statement that makes
> it very clear just what part of the policies are just a
> suggestion--for "suggestions" of this sort tend to get taken for more
> definitive than they may have been intended.

I figured it was explicit by being a Recommendation.  Read what I wrote,
these are not policies- they are recommendations.  They do not change any of
the larger projects; that determination is made by the local communities as



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