[WikiEN-l] Deleting talk pages of deleted pages

Stephen Bain stephen.bain at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 02:55:13 UTC 2007

On 7/8/07, SJ <2.718281828 at gmail.com> wrote:
> These discussions about an article -- including about its deletion and
> notability -- should be preserved just as deletion discussions are.
> They will be useful if the article returns later, if others try to
> determine whether it should have been deleted, and are a record of
> discussions about knowledge by people who cared about the topic.

That's if the talk pages actually contain any relevant discussion; in
my experience, a substantial proportion of the time the talk page
contains nothing but templates.

Stephen Bain
stephen.bain at gmail.com

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