On 29/07/07, Fred Bauder <fredbaud(a)waterwiki.info> wrote:
>From: James Farrar [mailto:email@example.com]
>Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 11:21 AM
>To: 'English Wikipedia'
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] Self-sensorship, how far should it go?
>On 29/07/07, Oleg Alexandrov <mathbot(a)hemlock.knams.wikimedia.org>
> As we
know, Slashdot posted a story linking to a paranoic article
> revealing SlimVirgin's real name and claiming she is a secret
> agent. Bad and dumb on their part. That of course makes
> SlimVirgin feel distressed, creates a lot of damage, etc.
And therefore, in order "to support productive editors and protect
them from harassment both on and off Wikipedia", it is necessary that
all links to Slashdot be expunged from Wikipedia immediately, right?
No, we don't take such foolish suggestions seriously.
It's good to see a consistent policy being applied.
so you complain when there is a 'blanket ban' on 'attack sites' and then
complain when the ban on attack sites is used thoughtfully on a case by case
basis ? make your mind up on which you prefer. unless you're seriously
suggesting that we ban links to slashdot i think you should take the stupid