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Re: Nodes to Consider suggestion

by Hue-Bond (Priest)
on Jul 17, 2006 at 21:39 UTC ( #561865=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Nodes to Consider suggestion

When that happens, I just vote on keep. If enough people do it, this tells janitors that that node doesn't need any consideration.

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Re^2: Nodes to Consider suggestion
by DrWhy (Chaplain) on Jul 18, 2006 at 04:24 UTC
    This is also what I've been doing. If no one else cares enough to make a change to PM, I guess that's what I'll keep doing. It just feels to me the same as when I see code where the programmer uses the same variable for different purposes in different sections of code. Just feels like bad design -- or in this case misuse of design because a needed feature is missing.

    In other words, we're letting human process take up the slack where the computer code doesn't provide all the needed functionality. Sometimes this is a good idea -- sometimes human processes are the best solution -- I just don't think that is the case here. Wouldn't it be helpful for the janitors to see a note of some kind indicating that the requested change has already been made? Seems like it would streamline their own workflow.

    --DrWhy

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