On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Erik Moeller <erik(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
2010/9/28 John Vandenberg <jayvdb(a)gmail.com>om>:
IMO, the foundation could look to strengthen its
regarding content where living people are a subject. i.e. worded more
like the non-free content resolution. Then the projects _need_ to
find appropriate solutions to conform to the WMF requirements, and
tools like pending changes will be used if they help achieve
compliance with the WMF policy.
You've seen the BLP resolution?
This has inspired lots of cross-language work on BLP policies, and is
referenced in many of them. It specifically asks for "investigating
new technical mechanisms to assess edits, particularly when they
affect living people, and to better enable readers to report
Of course I have seen it. An equally banal question: have you seen
the non-free content policy I referenced in my email?
Notice that the BLP resolution is lame in comparison. That was my
point. This is well known, resulting in task forces to improve the