[WikiEN-l] Absolutely amazing...

geni geniice at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 10:24:14 UTC 2006

On 10/6/06, Rory Stolzenberg <rory096 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Posted simultaneously at WT:RFA
> I just saw the current message above the backlog tag at CAT:CSD. It reads:
> <!-- Remove the comments around the line below this message (Adminbacklog)
> to add a backlog tag. To remove the backlog tag, put comments tags around
> it. Usually, the tag is added if there are 100 or more articles (or 200
> articles & images combined) in this category. -->
> When did it become acceptable to have 100 articles or 200 total things in
> CAT:CSD? Since we now have backlogs more often, that means we should raise
> the criteria for what is actually a backlog? Is this why we're unnecessarily
> raising our standards on RfA, because if we don't have as many "backlogs,"
> but still have just as many pages waiting to be processed, then we don't
> need as many admins? This is appalling. We might as well stop promoting
> admins and just delete the backlog tag, then we wouldn't have any "backlogs"
> and nobody would have to do anything! Wouldn't that be nice? Ugh. This is
> just silly. We need to stop dicking around and start actually being
> productive. We're here to run an encyclopaedia, not pretend we're doing so
> and accomplishing absolutely nothing.

100 isn't as bad as you would think. A lot of it will be complex cases
and misslabled stuff.


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