[Foundation-l] Anonymous page creation?
matthew.britton at btinternet.com
Sun Nov 11 08:20:48 UTC 2007
--- Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2007.11.11 02:31:34 +0000, geni <geniice at gmail.com>
> scribbled 0 lines:
> > On 11/11/2007, Wiki Dudeman <wikidudeman at yahoo.com>
> > > When exactly will anonymous page creations be
> enabled? I thought it was supposed to happen yesterday
> but it never did.
> > >
> > --
> > geni
> Wait, so now it's perfectly fine to have *no consensus
> whatsoever* to do something like disable page creation,
> but to undo it we need even more overwhelming consensus?
> I didn't realize there was such a first-mover advantage
> to Wikipedia processes these days.
IIRC it was more of a "Jimbo wants this, therefore it's
going to be done" advantage, combined with concern that
Wikipedia was going to be sued if it turned out too many
more dodgy biographies.
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