[Foundation-l] Swedish Wikipedians removes Wikimedia logos

MZMcBride z at mzmcbride.com
Mon Mar 29 23:03:04 UTC 2010

George Herbert wrote:
> If this was the English Wikipedia, the response would be somewhere
> between "please do not be silly" and "Stop this or we will block you
> for disrupting Wikipedia to prove a point ( [[WP:DISRUPT]] )".

Read this thread before making such claims. The English Wikipedia did have
this conversation and the outcome was nothing similar to what you've said.

> I don't know Swedish Wikipedia's local standards and policy - but as
> Dave Gerard and Ting say, this is at the very least silly.  We can't
> stop you from being silly, but it's not constructive in building an
> encyclopedia.  If you want to play legal games or fight intellectual
> property law reform fights, this may not be the project for you.

Huh? There is a large subset of users on some Wikimedia wikis who do nothing
more than "play legal games or fight intellectual property law reform
fights." To say it's incompatible with participation is ludicrous.


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