[Foundation-l] Wikiversity

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 07:44:30 UTC 2010

On 19/03/2010, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> It's heartbreaking to see how a small project can be disrupted by a
> tiny number of well-known problem users, and IMO a strong argument for
> using more global blocking processes. Small projects often think they
> need to give people "fresh start" opportunities because they're
> otherwise not going to grow, but that's a bad bargain - introducing
> toxic personalities into a fledgling community is a certain way to
> bring about its decline.

Indeed. Note that the same sort of troll adoption nearly got en:wq
taken out and shot last year.

- d.

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