[Foundation-l] Compulsory policies for all Wikipedias

Jaska Zedlik jz53zc at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 19:25:02 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 21:27, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:
> The question was about a list which should exist somewhere (at Meta).

Thank you, but not obligatory a list. I meant any form, even a number
of rules written on this mailing list. Otherwise we (may) have a
situation when, for instance, a user puts some inflammatory or
divisive content on their user page and administrators are unable to
delete it, until a policy which regulates this is adopted locally.
NPOV and Wikimedia Founding principles regulate only "articles and
other encyclopedic content" and can't be applied in this case.

Or even further, community could adopt a policy when divisive content
is allowed on user pages. NPOV is not violated, Founding principles
are not violated as well. So everything depends only on a local
community. I don't think this is a common thing, but maybe it worth
thinking about this now rather when we face this problem.


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