I think a lot of those efforts petered out because, in the end, the
material was of so little utility no one was interested in it.

Or to put it another way; it was being archived for the sake of it, more
than anything else.

Tom

On 11 June 2012 14:02, Tarc Meridian <t...@hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> This  has been tried before, i.e. wikialpha.org.  Pages are speedily
> deleted for a reason, many of them quite properly so.  Moving potentially
> libelous BLP attack pages and other sundry junk to a publicly viewable wiki
> is not a very well-thought-out idea.
>
>
> > From: jamesmikedup...@googlemail.com
> > Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 07:37:24 +0000
> > To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] speedydeletion.wika.com lauched
> >
> > Hi,
> > I have launched speedydeletion.wika.com , it is updated every 30 minutes
> > with the proposed deletions and speedy deletion articles (not notable and
> > hoaxes, not others).
> > it is running on the en.wikipedia.org. the sources for the script are
> all
> > on git hub and are a merger of pywikipediabot and the wikiteam codebases.
> > hope you enjoy it,
> > thanks,
> > mike
> > --
> > James Michael DuPont
> > Member of Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova http://flossk.org
> > Contributor FOSM, the CC-BY-SA map of the world http://fosm.org
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