If we buy this contributions with a loss of liberty. Then yes. Nothing
is as worthy as liberty.
Am 17.05.2011 10:22, schrieb Gnangarra:
Is this picture worth more than 137,000 news images,
Is this picture worth the loss of xontributions from GLAM organisations
Is this picture worth the cost of denying other contributors the
opportunity to participate.
On 17 May 2011 16:16, Tobias Oelgarte <tobias.oelgarte(a)googlemail.com
Am 17.05.2011 02:34, schrieb Neil Kandalgaonkar:
On 5/16/11 8:21 PM, Cary Bass wrote:
> We need an active group of contributors who represent at the
> some cross-section of not only Commons
contributors but of
> re-users of Commons content to actively
monitor and maintain
> This is not the first time that something
has appeared and I doubt it will be the last.
That is definitely a practical
solution. POTD are scheduled long in
advance, so that could solve the problems here pretty quickly.
in question is, IMO, unambiguously inappropriate
shouldn't have been a difficult debate.
On the other hand it feels a bit wrong to me. In that case we're
groups that are relatively underrepresented in
Wiki culture to
the role of policing. I feel like they ought to
have some rights
welcoming environment as a baseline. That said,
in a wiki
seems to be impossible to achieve such baseline
long as the
offenders have large amounts of free time.
So some people are going to have to make the sacrifices to
Another worry: if there's a "quality control board", officially or
unofficially, they can start to take that role too seriously or
captured by various radical factions. But I guess
we have to
Another board for decisions? Just leave the communities alone.
handle it very well on their own. Any board i know failed in so many
points. An good example from the German Wikipedia is the
"Schiedsgericht". This is the last call if some users can't be stopped
from offending each other. But this board isn't trusted at all and
constantly breaks down. Just because it is seen as needless.
What im seeing here is the construction of an government which isn't
even democratic, getting very close to a dictatorship. Or as we
the GDR: One party, elected by itself.
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