[WikiEN-l] WP:PROD and AFD culture

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 20:09:35 UTC 2006

On 2/14/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> A lot of the problem is that AFD has an culture of stalemated trench
> warfare between notional "inclusionists" and "deletionists". Having
> somewhere else to take the obvious 95% would be a damn fine thing as
> it would set up a new space for a hopefully less embittered culture to
> emerge. Also, it'll take a lot of the strain off AFD so people here
> have more time to take more care. Win-win-win, I hope.

I agree. AFD seems to set up a structured battlefield on every
article, whether or not it's actually controversial or not. It's like
the way you can start any argument you like simply by asking people to
state their opinion without hedging. Pick two of the opposing opinions
and pretty soon there's a fight :)


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