on 8/11/07 8:50 AM, Armed Blowfish at diodontida.armata(a)googlemail.com
On 11/08/07, Thomas Dalton
talk pages are shown on Google, and block logs aren't... and
it is entirely conceivable that a banned user might not want the fact
that he or she is banned to show up on Google.
They should have thought about that before doing something
blockworthy, then, shouldn't they?
Wikipaedia has a right to block people, blocking people being part of
Wikipaedia's self-determination, but there are still things Wikipaedia
can and should do to make the process as painless as possible. The
goal should only be to prevent the person from editing, not hurt the
Also, as a banned user, I must ask you to not imply that
banned/blocked users 'deserve' to be banned/blocked.
Excellent points, AB. This has to do with how the culture regards its