On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 09:29:36 +0000, "Fred Bauder"
What is not acceptable is a determined effort, in the
face of warnings, to repeatedly link to an attack site. Whatever the excuse given.
Yes, exactly that. Determined effort in the face of warnings (or even
polite requests) is the behaviour problem. Simply linking in the
first place is not in and of itself a behaviour problem, but it's a
problem of a different kind which is best solved by removing the links
and being polite but firm about it.
Or: "Don't be a dick. If people abided by this, we wouldn't need any
This is partly I think a problem of the demographic of Wikipedia. I
find not so very many editors who are able to successfully picture
themselves in others' shoes, and appreciate their perspective. This
also applies to me in this case, as I am simply unable to appreciate
why anyone would /want/ to link to Wikipedia Review, still less make a
federal case of it.