[WikiEN-l] CSD T1, and application to userspace templates
macgyvermagic at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 20:32:32 UTC 2006
A template is something that gets transcluded somewhere else, regardless of
what namespace it's in.
While some templates are suitable to Wikipedia and User namespaces,
templates that are speediable in the template namespace should be speediable
anywhere else per common sense.
On 2/20/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/20/06, John Lee <johnleemk at gawab.com> wrote:
> > This template which I speedied under CSD T1 and pure common sense is now
> > on DRV because some process wonks are pointing out T1 doesn't apply
> > outside template-space. (Which is, if you think about, blatant
> > wikilawyering, since now anyone can just create the most offensive,
> > polemical and divisive template ever in userspace and have all his
> > buddies transclude it on their userpages.) I mentioned I had speedied
> > the userbox on the Admins' noticeboard, and two other admins expressed
> > agreement:
> Wikipedia:Deletion_review could undelete it wherever it is.
> > Maybe Jimbo should clarify how literally he wants T1 interpreted and
> > whether userboxen in userspace are subject to this sort of thing.
> > John
> We could but I doubt he could come up with an answer that is short
> enough to fit on CSD and impossible to rule lawyer around.
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