[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix

Andrew Whitworth wknight8111 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 20:52:21 UTC 2008

On Feb 19, 2008 3:47 PM, Wily D <wilydoppelganger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Farsi speakers are predominately Shiite Muslims living in Iran,
> Afghanistan or Tajikistan.  The editors are Farsi Wikipedia are
> probably mostly Shia Muslims, though issues like internet access may
> bias it somewhat.
> But ... uh ... while complicated, in short, Sunnis consider depicted
> Muhammad much less acceptable than Shiites, yes.  The Arabic
> Wikipedia, which would probably be predominately Sunni Muslim editors
> has no images of Muhammad of which I'm aware.
> WilyD

Thanks WilyD, that's actually amazingly helpful.

--Andrew Whitworth

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