[WikiEN-l] Proposed {{prod}} for articles with no sources

John Lee johnleemk at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 03:48:01 UTC 2007

On 7/19/07, Ken Arromdee <arromdee at rahul.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, John Lee wrote:
> > As an aside, your sarcastic comparisons may be misplaced considering
> that if
> > you dispute the removal of a spoiler warning, you can add it back, while
> > undoing deletions (without causing a wheel war/desysopings) is a
> > significantly harder and lengthier process.
> Undoing the deletion of spoiler warnings in a way which actually looks at
> each one individually to see where it should be placed is much harder than
> deleting them.  For one thing, you can find all links to the spoiler
> warning
> template to delete them, with nothing comparable when adding them.  For
> another, you don't need to read the article to delete them, but you do
> need
> to read the article to add them.

So basically you're saying you would prefer it if you could blanket revert
blanket removals? I don't see two wrongs making a right; if you ask me,
individual editors should have made decisions on a case-by-case basis,
regardless of whether they are adding or removing a tag.


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