On 26/05/06, Mark Gallagher
On 5/22/06, Mark Gallagher
have escaped your notice, but the "9/11 Memorial Wiki"
is not a part of Wikipedia (IIRC it's on Wikicities, but ICBW).
That wiki is not, and never was, part of Wikia (formerly
Wikicities). It's a Wikimedia project with a Wikipedia URL, and
the vote on meta at
there was never any support (including from me) of it being moved
Yeah, as Prasad pointed out, that was a case of shooting the ol'
mouth off without checking if the facts backed me up first (fear
not, I don't do this while writing *articles* ...). Whoops.
While the Wikimedia Foundation is, of course, free to host what it
likes, I don't think something like this belongs at
Liberalism gone crazy, there's nothing wrong with a memorial to
"Liberalism" and the daemonisation thereof, gone crazy or otherwise, is
an American concept and I do not subscribe to it. You may wish to call
me a leftist no-goodnik, if you like; it's not true, but it gets the
same concept across.
Bear in mind this is an Australian advocating it's
deletion, not an
I'm advocating the deletion of nothing. I agree that there's nothing
wrong with a Sep11 memorial, and I don't even have a problem with the
WMF hosting it. I just don't think it belongs under the Wikipedia
domain name; WP:NOT a memorial, after all.
Note that I'm not arguing this particularly strenuously, and not
starting any movements to have it moved (heh) to .wikimedia.org or
wikia/wikicities. That's the problem with us chardonnay socialists,
we're too busy sipping lattes in inner-city Melbourne to actually get
off our well-toned arses and do something ...
(If you got half the jokes in this post, you're probably Australian. If
you thought they were funny, the cheque is in the mail.)
"What? I can't hear you, I've got a banana on my head!"
- Danger Mouse