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Re: How to deal with inappropriate content

From: Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 13:37:33 -0400
Message-ID: <51966ADD.9040903@about.com>
To: Janet Swisher <jswisher@mozilla.com>
CC: public-webplatform@w3.org
I agree. We should just go ahead and delete these pages.

On 05/17/2013 01:35 PM, Janet Swisher wrote:
> I don't recall if deleting pages requires special privileges. I think 
> it does. If so, anyone who has that privilege is trusted to exercise 
> it appropriately. Don't worry about getting a consensus about whether 
> something is spam: if you know it when you see it, just kill it.
>
> A borderline case would be someone who uses their user profile to 
> promote their web development services. I would be more lenient for 
> that sort of thing from an active contributor than from someone whose 
> only contribution is their profile page.
>
> This is not a borderline case.
>
> On 5/17/13 12:24 PM, Julee wrote:
>> Oh, also, apparent if you look at the content: it's not relevant. J
>>
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>> julee@adobe.com
>> @adobejulee
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>> From: julee <julee@adobe.com <mailto:julee@adobe.com>>
>> Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 10:21 AM
>> To: "public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>" 
>> <public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.org>>
>> Subject: How to deal with inappropriate content
>>
>> Hi, everyone:
>>
>> I was just looking over some of the new contributions. A lot are great.
>>
>> One group of articles created, however, look like spamdexing to 
>> me.[1] At the least, it contains verbatim content that has not been 
>> attributed.
>>
>> Do we have a process for dealing with inappropriate content? Should I 
>> just delete the pages?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Julee
>> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Amparoleonor
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>> julee@adobe.com <mailto:julee@adobe.com>
>> @adobejulee
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