[Foundation-l] Letter to the community on Controversial Content

MZMcBride z at mzmcbride.com
Thu Oct 13 22:52:22 UTC 2011

David Levy wrote:
> Andreas Kolbe wrote:
>> Again, I think you are being too philosophical, and lack pragmatism.
>> We already have bad image lists like
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki:Bad_image_list
>> If you remain wedded to an abstract philosophical approach, such lists
>> are not neutral. But they answer a real need.
> Apart from the name (which the MediaWiki developers inexplicably
> refused to change), the bad image list is entirely compliant with the
> principle of neutrality (barring abuse by a particular project, which
> I haven't observed).

Not inexplicably: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14281#c10


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