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2 items tagged “deletionism”


Erase and rewind. The BBC plan to delete 172 sites from the domain, including WW2 People’s War, described thus: “The BBC asked the public to contribute their memories of World War Two to a website between June 2003 and January 2006. This archive of 47,000 stories and 15,000 images is the result.” Appalling. # 7th February 2011, 4:24 pm


The fatal flaw of deletionism is the mindset of deciding what someone else *should* find interesting

Jeff Atwood # 16th June 2008, 8:23 am