Abdul, honesty is a rare character and it's good to strike a
dissenting note. However, all said and done, a dissenting note based
in fiction is a wasted thing because it lacks a factual basis in which
to assess it.
Ah. The wonders of second hand information. Always notable.
> Before i start, I am not a Wikipedia editor. Just someone who knows several
> of them.
Perhaps. But your email doesn't seem to indicate that you were either.
> None of you seem to be thinking, or else no thinker is replying.
Clearly the members who have replied on this list think otherwise.
> Hisham is not some war hero that you have to praise him like this.
> If there is anything he has done, it is not praiseworthy.
So you'll miss him because you have someone to blame? If that's the
> yes, we weill miss him. a lot. who else do we blame for failurs and all the
> nonsense in the community?
prism through which you view activity, then you biases are clear. For
we all have clean hands and can cast the first stone.
Sure. Which is why volunteers have thanked him.
> Hisham has done nothing for the community that stands out. all that he has
> done is what volunters do.
But had the grace and courage to own up to his failures. We could all
> he runined th english wikipedia with his IEP crap.
> the community is still trying to recover.
learn something from that.
Maybe it's time we looked inwards too rather than finding an easy
> Wer'e not happy that you are leaving, but sad, because we won't have anyone
> to blame.
outside mark to blame?
I am sure there are more who hold dissenting views and this is a good
time to air them. We can all learn from them.
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