[WikiEN-l] Here's an interesting one

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 23:03:14 UTC 2006

On 2/3/06, Tony Sidaway <f.crdfa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/3/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia at philwelch.net> wrote:
> >
> > Is it just me, or would things go a lot better if experimentation was
> > part of the policymaking process?
> It was my impression that it already was!
> >This is what Proposed Deletions is
> > doing and it seems like a far better idea than arguing ad infinitum
> > about improving our deletion processes.
> qv.
> However I don't see the temporary undeletion thing as a policy matter,
> rather one of persuading administrators not to delete articles while
> their deletion is being challenged, in good faith, on DRV.
> It's all about assuming good faith, of which alas there is not much in
> our deletion and undeletion processes.

Assuming good faith does not mean assuming the user is doing the right thing.


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