[WikiEN-l] Before reverting blanking, please read the text

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Fri Oct 20 18:54:27 UTC 2006

Bryan Derksen wrote:

>Andrew Gray wrote:
>>The issue here isn't that someone blanked their own page and was
>>reverted without us talking to them. The issue is that someone blanked
>>their own page *containing blatant crap* and was reverted for it;
>Actually, it wasn't all _that_ blatant. Blatant crap is stuff like
>"GEORGE IS GAY LLOLZORS!!1!". The article was neatly formatted, had a
>nice picture, was well categorized, and the first half of it was
>completely plausible (and as it turns out mostly true). The second half,
>which contained the objectionable bit, was not readily distinguishable
>from the first simply by scanning ones' eyes lightly over it. Still not
>correct to revert to but an understandable thing to overlook under the
Your example is easy to find because it is in all caps.  However a 
simple "George is gay" in normal typeface in the middle of a long 
article about somebody named George (Curious George?) will not be easily 


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