[WikiEN-l] The Counter Vandalism Unit? Whaa?

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 05:35:42 UTC 2006

On 2/3/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/4/06, The Cunctator <cunctator at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Maybe there's a good reason, eh?
> >
> Doubtful someone would have said what it was by now.
> > MfD? WTF? Sheesh. Miscellany for Deletion. What a mess.
> >
> Compared to the event that triggered it's creation. Not really.

Oh, do explain, please, or point me to a reference.

> > Quite possibly.
> I'm on the helpdesk mailing list. We get a lot of emails complaining
> that page x y or z has been vandalised. I'd rather that number didn't
> increase. These days we have to consider the  reader as well as the
> editor. Strangely we recive few complaints about the actions of the
> CVU.

Why is that strange?

> > Good.
> >
> > Now, if you're able to not take this personally, I would suggest that
> > you try to understand what my criticism is. Working to discourage bad
> > edits needs to be done in a way that creates as little antagonism and
> > "us against them" mentality.
> Feel free to do this. Lead by example.

I have, often.

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