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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 15:21:57 UTC 2006

On 12/22/06, Birgitte SB <birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Sam Korn <smoddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > [Many posts]
> You want people to acknowlede that en.WP is having
> problems.  I don't see anyone disputing that the en.WP
> policy makes thing eaisier for vandal-fighters.  I do
> see that not everyone agrees that not being able to
> remember a username is a significant problem.  Other
> significant problems that existed when the en.WP began
> this policy have been since   Personally, I do not see
> why it such a hardship for the vandal-fighters to
> simply check edits instead of mentally whitelisting
> non-latin editors.  Yes it will be a little more time
> consuming,

You destroyed your own argument here. Remeber on en wikipedia small
things tend to multiply into bog things.


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