Wikipedia 10K Redux by Reagle from Starling archive. Bugs abound!!!

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RefactoringPolicy

'''How much and how often should refactoring be done?'''

View 1.  As often as one sees something incorrect, obviously biased/partisan.  It is better to change a page immediately, when one sees something perceived to be a problem, rather than to discuss changes that need to be made.  Adherents of this view: LarrySanger

View 2.  Only after a discussion has played out.  It is better to let the original author of a page to make changes to it.  Adherents of this view: 

'''Should discussion occur on the page itself or instead on a *Talk or *Discussion page?'''

View 1.  On the page itself.  Adherents of this view:

View 2.  On a *Talk or *Discussion page, always (or almost always).  Adherents of this view: LarrySanger

'''What is the purpose of refactoring?'''

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