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

Walter van Kalken walter at vankalken.net
Fri Dec 22 20:10:24 UTC 2006

I'll drink to that :)

Thanks Birgitte !


>The en.WP Username policy has been changed.  
>I would encourage everyone to continue to work on
>ideas to help with vandal-fighting.  With SUL, I think
>there will be even stronger benefits to collabortaion
>across wikis on these issues.  One important issue
>would be finding a way to share information on these
>sleeper accounts who turnout to be blatant vandals
>since all blocks will be local only.  There is always
>the possibilty one might careless show himself to be a
>vandal on one wiki while still gathering posistive
>edits on others.  Currently there is no way to
>distinguish why a person was blocked outside of being
>to read block summaries which has serious limitations.
>Birgitte SB
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