[WikiEN-l] A novel policy interpretation

John Lee johnleemk at gawab.com
Sun Feb 5 16:32:37 UTC 2006

Andrew Gray wrote:

>[[WP:AN]] currently contains this announcement:
>"The userbox Template:User pedophile [...] is a great way of
>identifying those users who consider themselves to be pedophiles. I
>plan on indefinitely blocking any user who includes this template.
>I've already blocked the only user to include this template [...]
>Wikipedia has no obligation to permit deviants to edit. If a someone
>has sexual thoughts about children, keep it to yourself and stay off
>Wikipedia. I can't even imagine the PR nightmare that the Wikimedia
>Foundation would face if articles were being written by
>self-identified pedophiles."
>I can just tell this one's going to be a fun argument to watch.
>- Andrew Gray
>  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk
Oh God. I don't care for the userbox, but blocking these perverts, even 
if they are perverts, is just wrong if they have not violated any of our 

John Lee

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