[WikiEN-l] Schools again

David Goodman dgoodmanny at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 23:14:30 UTC 2007

& the actual result is a good example of how policy is actually made &
should be made--by compromise and shift of consensus at AfD. The one
who said hell no still say hell no, but consensus no longer follows
that. See a current one (July 9) at

On 7/10/07, Guy Chapman aka JzG <guy.chapman at spamcop.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jul 2007 20:10:03 -0700, "George Herbert"
> <george.herbert at gmail.com> wrote:
> >As one of the inclusionists willing to compromise on this issue, I
> >object to that.  There were plenty enough people in the middle for a
> >compromise to work.  The rhetoric from the extremist-seeming
> >deletionists sunk the various compromise attempts time and time again.
> Sorry, but that's not how I remember it.  The lengthy debate over
> [[WP:SCHOOLS]] was torpedoed mainly by a small number of people who
> flatly refused to consider anything other than "all schools are
> inherently notable".  No merge was acceptable, no deletion was
> acceptable, however atrocious the article, they stated as an article
> of faith that every school merited an article.
> I don't recall a *single* deletionist raising any argument that was as
> dogmatic as those raised by the few militant inclusionists.
> Guy (JzG)
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