On 8/1/07, Ron Ritzman <ritzman(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 8/1/07, Anthony <wikimail(a)inbox.org> wrote:
The good is that Sarah can once again contribute
least until she's outed again (which could take long or short
depending on how carefully she edits this time around).
So she starts over from scratch, rebuild's her reputation, makes
admin again, blocks one of "them", and we're back here talking about
Hopefully we'll be smarter next time not to talk about it. And
hopefully she'll be smarter to not "inadvertantly reveal personal
information" by adding original research to articles about which she
has a conflict of interest. And merely blocking "one of them"
probably wouldn't be enough anyway. If Sarah hadn't started an
article on Namebase or Brandt I seriously doubt any of this would have
There's more to Wikipedia than blocking people anyway. If you're
someone who's really concerned about not being outed, maybe you should
spend all of your time on the millions of tasks other than blocking.
And laying off those topics about which we hold strong feelings is
probably a good idea whether we care about being outed or not. There
are what, tens of thousands of Wikipedians who go about writing an
encyclopedia without drawing the ire of people on Wikipedia Review?