On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 5:43 PM, David Gerard <dgerard(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 29 August 2010 17:16, Carcharoth
Does no-one want to discuss whether the ending of
the Mousetrap play
This is not an invitation to revive the whole spoiler debate, but this
situation is slightly different in that those involved in putting the
play on and the descendants of the author are speaking out against
Mandy Rice-Davies applies.
Is it safe to look that up?
Could there be
a BLP-like exception for spoilers, adding one if those
who wrote or produce the thing being spoiled request it? Obviously,
the ending or spoiler would still be discussed within the article, but
you could add a section saying "XYZ have requested that the ending not
be spoiled, so this notice serves as a spoiler notice that the article
reveals and discusses the ending" (modified as needed).
Seem courteous, but can Wikipedia be courteous?
Speaking as an arbitrator, how would you square such a thing with NPOV?
Surely if the ending is still described in the article (as I was
careful to say), NPOV wouldn't be affected? All I'm saying is that if
there was a specific OTRS request that could be verified to be from
the relevant people, then it could be acted on. Requests from
Wikipedia editors and readers to add spoiler notices wouldn't count.
It would have to be a specific request from the "subject" of the