QuIRC:Deletion

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There are three types of deletion:

  • Quick Deletion
  • Proposed Deletion
  • Revision Deletion

If you believe the deletion is better requested privately, please contact us. If we are not around or have not responded within a reasonable amount of time, email stewards@miraheze.org .

Quick Del

To nominate something for a quick deletion which will occur as soon as an admin see it: Place {{QuickDel|1=Reason (include criteria code below)}}

Criteria for Quick Deletion

All Pages

G1

The page is nonsense and there is no reasonably salvageable content.

G2

The page is clearly a test and is not within the users own userspace.

G3

The content is completely vandalism or was created as a result of vandalism.

G4

The author requested deletion and there are no other contributors. This only applies if there is no further need to other users for the article and there are no or few incoming links that would be affected.

G5

Pages mostly dependant on a deleted page.

Including:
  • Talk pages of a deleted page
  • Archives of a deleted talk page
  • Pages mostly transcluding deleted templates where content is not reasonably salvageable.
  • Redirects to a deleted page
G6

Clear attack pages where the attack can not reasonably be removed and remaining content kept.

G7

Obvious promotional content providing no value to other users.

G8

Clearly breaking copyright law.

G9

The page Has no content and there is no version in the page history safe to revert to

G10

The page is not in English and no one is working to translate it.

G11

The page is an obviously false or a hoax and no safe version exisits.

G12

Unquestionably out of scope for this wiki

Redirects

R1

Redirects to the User and User Talk namespaces to any other namespace.

R2

Redirects where the reason why someone would end up there instead of the Target or uncommon typos. This does not apply to shortcuts.

Files

F1

Any file where the file could not reasonably be used on the project.

F2

Files not appropriate for users of 11 years old including but not limited to violence and pornograhic material.

Note:

Files on shared areas that meet criteria F2 may be replaced locally with a image showing only 'F2'

Categories

C1

A category that has been empty for more than 3 days and there is no clear ongoing need for it.

User pages

U1

The user does not exist

U2

A user page of a user who has made less than 250 edits and not edited in the last 6 months or where a user has only made edited in their userspace with in the first 3 days.

Templates

T1

The template has been replaced by a newer version

Proposed Deletion

To propose something is deleted for any other use you must create a section to discuss it on this page's talk page and place a message indicating this on the pages talk page.

The reason will be reviewed after 7 days by an administrator.

Revision Deletion

In certain circumstances, individual revisions may be removed from public view.

RD1

Clear copyright issues where the violation was removed

RD2

Grossly insulting or degrading information

RD3

Personal information where the user has not intended for it to be revealed

RD4

Any revision of a page that would have been deleted under QuickDel criteria if there had not had been a safe version to revert to that infringes on content or where usernames or edit summaries meet the criteria but not the whole page.

RD5

Edits made only to test something where the test provides no further value

RD6

Bot or human accidental error

RD7

Other reason where deletion is appropriate. Reason should be given.