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They asked politely, saying please, and not advocating for any kind of imposition. How is that fundamentalism?

I personally totally agree with the petition. And at the same time, I also think people should have the right to remove their mistakes. It's just that when they have no strong reason to remove a site, I'd rather people leave it there so history can be preserved.

Polite or not the previous commenter made a sweeping appeal based on their view of what is right and seemingly without acknowledging that there are legitimate reasons not to want to be a part of internet history.

If a person’s reason is more akin to a whim, then persuade them of the value of being a part of the record you want to see.

I read maguay's comment as an attempt to persuade, not a fundamentalist call that no one should do this.

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