Raphael Wegmann schreef:
until now, we don't censor Wikipedia for children (and
there are a lot more of them than Muslims, at least English speaking).
We've always said that if you think that our product contains
inappropriate content for that group, fork it!
I don't see any reason that this wouldn't be the proper response in this
case as well.
Why demand a fork, if we could easily avoid it?
I'm not demanding a fork, I'm suggesting one.
And why not? The ability to fork our content is one of our most basic
If the basic values of two groups, in this case our authors on the one
hand and the 200,000 petitioners on the other, diverge too much, a fork
is probably the best solution that satisfies both parties.
Just let the free market solve our disagreement: the massive response to
the petition implies that there is a huge market for a cleaned up
version of our content.
The same mechanism could certainly be used to filter
content for children as well.
I'd be unhappy about that as well.