[Foundation-l] Moldovan Wikipedia

Mark Williamson node.ue at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 02:08:58 UTC 2007

On 09/11/2007, Robert Horning <robert_horning at netzero.net> wrote:
> The primary criticism that I felt was valid in the whole mess was the
> fact that only non-native speakers were even involved with creating
> content for the Moldovan Wikipedia, including one particularly
> argumentative individual who was an American that was blocked from
> en.wikipedia due to flame and edit wars, and moved on to smaller wikis
> like the Moldovan Wikipedia because he could be a "big fish" there.  I'm
> not sure where he picked up Romanian or Moldovan as a language, but he
> was also quite active on several other language editions of Wikipedia as
> well, and was one of the leading opponents of closing down the Moldovan
> Wikipedia.  In short, I don't really consider most of those opposed to
> closing down this edition of Wikipedia to be all that credible, as has
> been the general concensus on this issue when brought up on Meta.

I'm curious as to the identity of this individual. I'm guessing you're
referring to me; for your information, I'm not blocked on en.wp.


I also don't enjoy the badmouthing.


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