[Foundation-l] Illegal IP blocking on the Dutch wikipedia

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 22:15:15 UTC 2007

Hoi Walter,
For the record I am not on the nl-mods list.

I do value your contributions. It is sad to me that from a great prolific
writer with a huge standing, you are now someone who is completely sidelined
and out of the picture.


On 1/1/07, Walter van Kalken <walter at vankalken.net> wrote:
> It is very nice to see people discussing about a situation which they do
> not know off because they have never confronted it. This will lead to
> some rosy coloured decisions based on what is possible in the west. Not
> on what is possible in the rest of the world. Also Gerard you are not a
> mod and still on the nl-mods list! Which is a very strange situation.
> These kind of discussions involve all of the nl. community. Andre Engels
> who is not on that list is interested in that discussion as well. But he
> is not able to contribute. Is this the way we go on nl: ? The mods get
> to decide our future for us?
> And as you know I refuse to actively work on content. Only the bombings
> were an exception for me. But now if I have to go through so much
> trouble to do something, I am not a vandal remember, I might as well do
> nothing.
> Waerth
> >Hoi,
> >Well you know as well as I do that on the Dutch moderator mailing list
> often
> >discussions are held that do not really need to be confidential or
> limited
> >to the Dutch moderators. Then again by not having some discussions in the
> >open, often a lot less angry words are said. This in turn as you know and
> >agree helps to concentrate on what is most important.. the one thing you
> >sadly cannot be part of at the moment.. working on content.
> >Thanks,
> >     GerardM
> >
> >On 1/1/07, Walter van Kalken <walter at vankalken.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>>ps the case of thailand and waerth specifically is now being discussed
> at
> >>>the dutch list, and i do hope we find a solution soon
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>Which Dutch list? This should be a public discussion.
> >>
> >>Waerth
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