who appears to be trying to learn Perl posted a
node (How can I make a regex apply to each line of a file?
) earlier today that was reaped. The
reason given for removing it was "OOH OOH DELETE - Kage has been warned about
*MEANINGFUL* titles". Yet the node wasn't a personal attack on another
person, a troll, poorly formatted or off-topic. The title,
let me immediately acknowledge, was
really bad. The node itself wasn't.
has thoughtfully provided a mechanism
for fixing up
nodes which need a bit of help.
It seems that 4 people voted for editing the node (autoreap
kicked in at the 5th delete vote). Most likely
more would have voted 'edit' if the person who considered
the node had asked for that, rather than 'delete'.
So what's the deal? Is it appropriate to 'punish' users for
minor infractions of the rules in this way? And if you're
determined to reap a node, shouldn't you finish the job
and remove the orphans left behind (2 in this case)?
Update: This situation has long since been resolved, thanks
everyone. Save all ++ for more deserving nodes. :)
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||