[Foundation-l] Please delete mo. wikipedia

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 13:08:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 9:02 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4 October 2010 13:54, Chad <innocentkiller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 4:39 AM, Mariano Cecowski
>> <marianocecowski at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
>>> Would it be possible to change the source for editing and then back to be stored? I can think of a couple of problems to solve, including image and template names, or language links, but all of them should be solvable, and that should keep everyone happy, right?
>> Possible? Maybe...would need work.
>> I guess it comes down to whether it's deemed to be worth
>> the work or not.
> In this case, the problem is a visceral hatred by some persons on
> ro:wp of anything even slightly Cyrillic. The Cyrillic letter was even
> missing from the ro:wp puzzle globe for a time. (I see it's present in
> the current version.)

I've been around long enough to know this is very true.

> So treating this as in any way merely a technical problem will not
> resolve the cause of these regular messages. I see the messager has
> resorted to spamming multiple lists now.

This has been going on for what...2 years now? 3? I'm tired
of getting spammed a few times a year and dragging this
horse out of the ground to flog it a few more times.

> Possibly putting it at the bottom of the *long* list of other problems
> in need of resolution (e.g. all the volunteer work that's backed up a
> year or more, as Simetrical noted on wikitech-l) would be an idea.
> Because everything else is more urgent and indeed more important than
> one annoying nationalist spammer.

I think was saying pretty much the same thing ;-)


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