[WikiEN-l] Bill Knapp's slaughter

Phil Sandifer Snowspinner at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 02:55:28 UTC 2006

On Oct 27, 2006, at 10:03 PM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> On 10/27/06, Jeff Raymond  
> <jeff.raymond at internationalhouseofbacon.com> wrote:
>> Gregory Maxwell wrote:
>>> And seriously, a bankrupt and out of business company?  Is it such a
>>> tall order to ask people to assert notability?
>> For newbies who don't understand our somewhat complex,  
>> inconsistent, and
>> occasionally bizarre notability guidelines?
>> Yes.
> So.. we shouldn't *ask* newbies to do things?
> How the heck are they ever to learn?

Tagging an article with {{delete}} isn't asking- it's telling a user  
to fuck off.

Going to their talk page, asking, and waiting a day is asking them to  
do things. Slapping an article with {{delete}} is being aggressive,  
hostile, and bitey.


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