[Foundation-l] English Wikipedia ethnocentric policy affects other communities

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 03:38:00 UTC 2006

On 12/22/06, Christophe Henner <christophe.henner at gmail.com> wrote:
> And how much mass vandal robots did you have before discuting and
> accepting this policy (if it has been ever discussed and accepted ;))
> ?

It's in our records for the most part you are free to search through them.

> If you have a bot making mass vandalizing, if the pseudo will be latin
> or non latin won't make any difference.


> And by the way for bot generated pseudo it exists a feature ;).

Um no.

> probleme here, for my point of view, is totally different. In the five
> pillars we can read "Wikipedia is free content that anyone may edit"
> exept vandals of course, and your policy is going against this as you
> block non latin pseudo before they began editing, even if they would
> be a good editor.

If an editor can't cope with useing a latin alphabet username (doesn't
have to make sense in any lanague know to man mind) then they are
unlikely to be able to contibute to wikipedia.


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