[WikiEN-l] "I want to at least kill the responsible person."

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 19:58:45 UTC 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 1:59 PM, Ben Yates <ben.louis.yates at gmail.com> wrote:
> >We decided against spoiler templates
> Correction: The people who cared about spoiler templates decided
> against spoiler templates.  The people who thought it was a nonissue
> didn't participate.  It would be hugely dysfunctional to act as though
> that particular instance sets a binding precedent towards all future
> instances, even ones that -- like this, and decidedly unlike spoiler
> templates -- are important.

My point wasn't so much "we did X there so we must do X here too," but
rather "X made the most sense in that discussion because of the Y
argument, and I think Y applies here too, therefore I think X makes
the most sense here as well."

Chris Howie

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