From: Oleg Alexandrov [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 09:04 AM
To: 'English Wikipedia'
Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Self-sensorship, how far should it go?
On Sun, Jul 29, 2007 at 01:15:26PM +0000, Fred Bauder wrote:
Generally speaking we don't include stuff
that is made up; unless it crosses the notability threshold. This might, but does not seem
I am not talking about including this in articles. I am talking
about people removing any mention of this from talk pages,
not just the link to the attack site, nothing, nothing at all
containing the words "SlimVirgin" and "news" is allowed to stand.
I understand that such discussion may be off-topic on Wikipedia,
but how far should people go to purge any mention on this from
the site? This is not about notability anymore, not about
protecting the feelings of an editor, it is about some
Wikipedians using the policy of attack sites to censor and delete
any discussions on the topic.
But is there anything to it? Or is it just nasty gossip? If you want to gossip, join the