If there are certain contentious topics that you find
you can't edit
without it turning into a nasty edit-war (no matter whose fault this
is), then perhaps it *would* be a good idea to get away from those
topics and do some more-productive and less-contentious edits on
Perhaps I haven't emphasized enough that this was the vast majority of my edits.
But even if it were all please refer to my comments as to why the
restriction is not acceptable.
I, for one, rarely even try to edit [[Anarchism]];
it's not worth it, given that anything anybody does there is likely
to be wiped out in the next round of the eternal edit war.
Perhaps, but I think sometimes it's important to try to get such
articles right. Also, if the issue is merely a single problem user,
then it's not that hard for a handful of dedicated editors to keep him
from ruining the article.
more useful to find areas of interest that are under-covered and
improve them. I haven't tried to edit [[bunnies]] or [[flowers]],
And were I permitted to, I would, as before, do most of my editing in
such areas (well, not literally those two). But again there I can't
even be sure I won't be blocked or stalked.