[Foundation-l] Principle and pragmatism with nudity and sexual content

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 07:25:36 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 3:19 PM, private musings <thepmaccount at gmail.com> wrote:

> On a tangential note, I've also been looking at various governmental, and
> NGO 'codes of conduct', some of which recommend things like accurate record
> keeping on model information, ensuring users confirm that they wish to view
> material reasonably defined as 'adult', etc. etc. - perhaps we could take
> some pointers from some of these paths which are already well trodden.

Why don't you write articles about these, or a meta essay based on
them.  Here is another good place to start:


> It's also my view that, generally speaking, the level of conversation about
> this is rubbish - please try to avoid pulling either the 'censorship' and
> 'prude' guns or the 'immoral' and 'depraved' guns out - they're just not
> helpful.

How about 'unclean hands'.

In the recent en.wp discussion that you mention, you added an image of
a erect penis on the main noticeboard, and said that an editor down
the pub told you that it was Giano's member.

(not safe for work)

And you have embedded these images, which you decry as inappropriate,
on your own essay:


John Vandenberg

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