Being able to remove nodes which have no replies would be
sufficient for me. The problem I see this as addressing is
where a node has been accidentally created as empty - I
would hope people are less likely to reply to empty nodes.
I suppose you could permit removal of nodes with replies
if you had some policy. For example:
- Re-parent all replies to a deleted node to the parent
of the deleted node. (Not much worse than people being
allowed to edit out the text of a node as far as making the
- If a node is deleted which has replies, change the
maintainer to Daemon/Zombie/Admin and set the text to empty
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