G'Day Mr. Wales,
I find it surprising that you choose to generalise the matter to the whole internet. If
you are opposed to such opinions being posted anywhere on the internet, then I can only
say that it's a ridiculous and highly dangorous idea. If on the other hand you are
talking about Wikipedia, my perceptions of "inflammatory" obviously differ from
I should also probably make it clear that it was not a challenge, but an opinion itself.
If I'm required by Wikipedia rules to remove such statements, then I will abide by the
rules, but nevertheless I feel very strongly the I should not be required to remove them.
The hosting space for that userpage is owned by Wikipedia and it has every right to
regulate my expressions on that space. but the question is whether it will be right in
On Tue, 16 May 2006 16:45:57 -0400 Jimmy Wales wrote:
> think George W. Bush is a criminal, if you feel offended by that then
> by all means stay off my userpage,
And if you feel that the best way to participate on the
Internet is by
posting inflammatory statements on your userpage, then by all means stay
off of Wikipedia. Go find a project which welcomes political rants and
leave us alone.
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