[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

Brian McNeil brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org
Wed Dec 5 14:56:56 UTC 2007

Gatto Nero wrote:
> 2007/12/5, Cary Bass <cbass at wikimedia.org>:

>> That comment speaks to Sharon himself and not the horrible nature of the
>> images.  Basically, you're a saying that Sharon is immune from any
>> cartoon, because portraying him with any degree of criticism would be
>> considered racism by you--and I must whole-heartedly disagree with this
>> assessment.

>You hit the jackpot, tiger! (cit.)
>That's why I've been a little strange reacting to the request of Yoni.
>There should be a correct way to discuss everything, not pointing out
>your finger against something.

Thank you both. This is a position I can agree with on this (was struggling
to see an answer during the OMG! Think-of-the press messages). If you want
to "inherit" a policy from another project to deal with these images being
associated with Ariel Sharon then apply BLP.

Brian McNeil

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