[Wikipedia-l] Deletion of Main Page.

Karen AKA Kajikit kaji at labyrinth.net.au
Mon Aug 5 23:11:57 UTC 2002

lcrocker at nupedia.com wrote:
> Naturally, a few days after I argued that our deletion policy should
> be less rigorous... :-)


> This is probably a bad idea.
> I've locked the database and disabled the delete function for now.
> When I finish restoring the main page from the tarball I made
> yesterday, I'll unlock the database, but I'll leave delete disabled
> until I can make it safer.

The obvious answer is to make it impossible to delete a locked page
until it has been unlocked by a sysop, which takes a seperate step. That
would prevent accidental deletion as well as anything else.


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