[WikiEN-l] Cruft

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Tue May 2 23:51:45 UTC 2006

Kelly Martin wrote:

>On 5/2/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia at philwelch.net> wrote:
>>On May 2, 2006, at 9:01 AM, Kelly Martin wrote:
>>>In my opinion calling content contributed in good faith by our valued
>>>contributors "cruft" is incivil.  It sends the clear message that
>>>their contributions, and by extension themselves, are valueless.  Why
>>>can't you just say "Not suitable for inclusion in the encyclopedia due
>>>to limited scope of interest"?
>>My understanding was that "not suitable for inclusion in the
>>encyclopedia due to limited scope of interest" was the definition of
>And "shit" can mean "fecal matter" or just "stuff I don't like". 
>Doesn't mean calling something "shit" when you really mean "stuff I
>don't like" isn't incivil.
Context can be everything.  Cheech and Chong enjoyed having really good 
"shit" go [[Up in Smoke]]. :-)


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