[Foundation-l] Reply to Mark

Oldak Quill oldakquill at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 23:51:39 UTC 2008

On 26/02/2008, Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's be clear: you killfiled a thread critical of the foundation,
>  that was ongoing and was at present constructive and unoffensive (with
>  any nastiness long since past), that was being responded to by
>  Florence,  and was relevant to this list. This is the kind of heavy-
>  handed moderation that brings up allegations of censorship.  Please be
>  more hands-off and not step in with moderation when there is no problem.
>  -Dan
> On Feb 26, 2008, at 6:34 PM, Austin Hair wrote:
>  > On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net>
>  > wrote:
>  >> For unclear reasons my reply below was blocked. I am thus re-
>  >> sending it.
>  >
>  > I did killfile this thread, as it any utility it had as a constructive
>  > discussion had long since ended.  Many of the lingering posts were,
>  > frankly, offensive.
>  >
>  > If you'd like to address the criteria for selecting the Wikimania
>  > venue, please bring it up constructively in a separate thread,
>  > preferably on wikimania-l.  As Ray says, condemning a decision made
>  > well in the past is, if anything, counterproductive to the current
>  > team's organization efforts.

And if the killfile was legitimate, why didn't you tell anyone until
15 hours after you did it? Quite a few list regulars were involved, it
seems like basic respect to tell them that you did this.

Oldak Quill (oldakquill at gmail.com)

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