[WikiEN-l] Can sweet reason still work on en:wp? Occasionally.

Ryan Delaney ryan.delaney at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 16:43:29 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 9:19 AM, stevertigo <stvrtg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Carcharoth <carcharothwp at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Indeed. There is a bot that can help index talk page archives. I'll
> > give details below.
> Well, while I see the value in raising indexing as a process, I still
> have to point out that we aren't talking about talk pages and
> organizing them topically for later ease of reference (ie. WP:OBT) ,
> but the "refactoring" of actual "vote" discussions wherein we have to
> make collective qualitative discernments about the merit of individual
> arguments.
> In that context we of course realize that IAR is not an actual
> solution,

I can't understand this. In principle, IAR itself cannot be a solution to
anything. Do you mean to say that you don't think that administrators should
be using their own judgment when making qualitative judgments in closing
deletion discussions?

- causa sui

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