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Your making the assumption that emptying a node is responsible behaviour. It is not.

Considering a writeup for being a duplicate will usually result in a fairly quick deletion, If the author has other reasons for wishing the post to be retracted, they'd better be very good - IMO it's usually better to update the node (by adding a statement, crossing out lines, whatever) than clearing it out or deleting it.


In reply to Re^3: The ability to delete by Joost
in thread The ability to delete by kiat

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