WikipediaEditor Durin wrote:
[...] Maybe I'm naive, but we've had diktats
that have been
enforced before. Right now, as noted in the prior thread, we have a
badly muddled situation that is ultimately untenable. There ARE
What are these alternatives then? It's not like you're the first
Wikipedian to have agonized over all this.
The situation is muddled, but less than it was. To borrow your sports
analogy, if you have a team that's losing year after year, do you figure
out what needs to change long-term and implement it steadily, even if it
might mean several more years of losing before things turn around, or do
you cast around for something - star player, yet another coach, new
mascot - in the hopes of getting a win immediately?
It's a hard problem, and it's going to defeat everyone who has to have a
solution Right Now.