[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix
teun.spaans at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 21:24:28 UTC 2008
The Farsi wikipedia seems to have held up a rather liberal stand, i noticed
at least one pic i had not expected.
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe it's the latter, and I too wonder what repercussions there might
> be for our Iranian Wikipedians.
> On Feb 19, 2008 3:08 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 19/02/2008, daniwo59 at aol.com <daniwo59 at aol.com> wrote:
> > > Jokes aside on this mistake, there is a Farsi Wikipedia, and there are
> > > Wikipedians in Iran. Has anyone considered the possible impact that
> this could
> > > have on them?
> > I guess what impact it has on them is up to them. If they don't want
> > to be involved in a project that has pictures of Muhammad, then they
> > can leave, it's their choice. Of course, they could simply avoid those
> > few articles and work on less controversial parts of the project.
> > Unless you're suggestion there might be retaliatory action taken
> > against them, in which case I don't know enough about the situation to
> > comment.
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