[WikiEN-l] deletionism in popular culture

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 14:36:39 UTC 2009

On 10/3/09, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Actually, there is one in there that strikes me as valid: the shield-mate
> one. I know I've read about the idea before in multiple contexts, and
> there's the obvious historical example of the Sacred Band. I don't know if
> it's *correct*, and it looks like no one has ventured into academia for some
> sources so deletion is likely, but that's far from a clear case.

Ok, here's a hypothetical. Let's say out of any twenty given AfD's
that close as "delete", it turns out we get one "wrong". Is that
acceptable? Deletion is hardly the end of the world in itself...


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