Marcus Buck me at marcusbuck.org
Thu Apr 17 23:51:06 UTC 2008

Jesse Martin (Pathoschild) hett schreven:
> Some flexibility is good, but objectivity is the goal. The
> subcommittee should not arbitrarily approve or deny requests based on
> subjective judgments, which just come down to how much they like or
> don't like a request.
> I think "whether a particular language qualifies depends on
> discussion" is also problematic. A single policy must apply equally to
> all requests, without exceptions or special treatment. Discussions
> about individual requests are an excellent tool for learning more
> about the language and wiki and finding any problems, but not for
> decision-making. This is particularly important because many requests
> are important to various nationalist and ideological movements, so
> that any decision-making tends to be grossly distorted by sock
> puppetry, flame warring, harassment, and other abuse.
I guess all existing nationalist movements already have their own wikis 
or got them denied. Of course you can get into a heated debate for every 
proposal, but all the real awkward ones are done.

Marcus Buck

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