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Current ArbCom case Reply
I'd just like to point out that I was not admonished in []. The result was that my action was "suboptimal" (which most of the parties disagreed with, but hey) but it was not an admonishment. I would appreciate it if you considered that in your comments on the current case. Thank you, Black Kite (talk) 23:23, 16 November 2015 (UTC)
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- @Technohead1980: This was my last response to you. I never received a response in return to it. Since the concern for which the article was deleted by the community was a lack of substantive referencing, I'll need to actually see that significant, substantive referencing about this subject is now available (not just a chart entry) so that it's clear the concern leading to deletion is no longer a concern. If you've actually located that reference material, please do let me know what it is, but it will be necessary to find it first. Original response follows below.
Since the original AfD resulted in deletion specifically due to lack of references, I don't think that's enough to overcome that. There would need to be actual biographical source material, not just a directory entry. If you can find that please let me know. Seraphimblade Talk to me 01:33, 6 September 2015 (UTC)
Seraphimblade Talk to me 15:20, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
Question about IBAN
Hi Seraphim. I have a question about Interaction Bans. I am interested in commenting in a FAC for an article which was nominated by a user with whom I have an interaction ban. Can this be done without breaking the IBAN, even if the comment is on the content?--MarshalN20 Talk 00:35, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
- @MarshalN20: An interaction ban means to stay well away from the editor in question. If you have to ask, you probably shouldn't (though, better to ask than step over the line). FAC gets plenty of traffic, so in that case, I would leave that particular FAC to others. You'd be stepping very close to the line, if not over it, by getting involved yourself. Seraphimblade Talk to me 02:09, 1 December 2015 (UTC)
- I checked WP:IBAN prior to asking. It doesn't have a strict definition (none of the wording there indicates "to stay well away from the editor in question"). On the contrary, its wording leaves it very open-ended ("the editors are generally allowed to edit the same pages or discussions"). Perhaps the wording should be improved (or the list of examples expanded)? Regardless, thank you for the response. Best wishes.--MarshalN20 Talk 03:31, 1 December 2015 (UTC)