[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix
swatjester at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 20:48:00 UTC 2008
Shutting down criticism of Wikimania Egypt is certainly the right
solution. A practical suggestion would be to have the foundation pull
out of Wikimania Egypt and conduct it in a more appropriate venue,
even if it means delaying the conference date.
On Feb 23, 2008, at 2:30 PM, Robert Rohde wrote:
> Guys, I think the Egypt bashing (whether justified or not) has
> gotten rather
> Do any of the people who are concerned about this have any practical
> suggestions to allay your concerns?
> -Robert Rohde
> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 11:21 AM, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 23/02/2008, daniwo59 at aol.com <daniwo59 at aol.com> wrote:
>>> In a message dated 2/23/2008 1:29:46 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>>> geniice at gmail.com writes:
>>> The difference being there was no reason to think those places
>>> be a target more than any other tourist point. If there really is a
>>> special threat to wikimania the Egyptian government will take
>>> steps to protect it (ie even more men with guns).
>>> Great headlines: "Troops called out to protect conference
>> Police. This is egypt.
>>> By the way, wasn't Sadat killed at a military parade? I remember all
>>> footage from when it happened, and I seem to recall plenty of men,
>> guns, tanks,
>>> APCs, airplanes, etc.
>> 81? Reagan was fairly lucky to survive that year as well.
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