[Wikipedia-l] 'old hand' status

lcrocker at nupedia.com lcrocker at nupedia.com
Thu Aug 1 23:56:20 UTC 2002

> Under phase II, deleted articles were retained in the table of old
> versions, and if necessary could have been restored by a sysop
> querying the database. (There never was a pretty interface set up
> for this.)

I didn't realize that.  I could make delete less destructive, say, by 
moving everything to an "archives" table that gets taped off every 
now and then.

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