[Foundation-l] 09-etc

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun May 6 07:52:36 UTC 2007

On 06/05/07, Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/5/07, Casey Brown <cbrown1023 at comcast.net> wrote:

> > A relevant Wikipedia policy is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:POINT

> /me stabs
> No, this isn't what WP:POINT is about...
> WP:POINT would be if someone who argued against us breaking the law by
> hosting anti-circumvention devices on our site  got tired of the
> arguments and went around adding child porn, windows license keys, and
> other contra-ban information to Wikipedia.
> I.e. "I'll prove your point is wrong by showing you the logical conclusions"

Greg is correct.

This is a perfect example of why WP:USING WP:CAPITALISED WP:GIBBERISH
is problematic behaviour. If you'd referred to it by its full name -
"Don't disrupt Wikipedia to illustrate a point" - it'd be obvious it
didn't mean what you used "WP:POINT" to describe here.

- d.

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