[WikiEN-l] Wheel warring

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 08:59:52 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Alphax (Wikipedia email) <alphasigmax at gmail.com> wrote:
> Delirium wrote:
> > Philip Welch wrote:
> >
> >> You're acting like Jimbo is just another admin. He's not. He's Jimbo.
> >>
> > All the more reason that it's distasteful for him to get involve in
> > wheel-warring.  These sorts of petty power-fights, combined with his
> > flaming of several users on the mailing list as "unqualified" to edit
> > Wikipedia, reduce my confidence in his ability to lead Wikipedia.
> >
> Jimbo is one of the few clear voices of sanity that prevails on this
> crazy project. Writing articles is not the only way that people can
> contribute to Wikipedia, and Jimbo has done much in the media to
> highlight just how good we are for what could have been so chaotic. And
> I don't recall him *ever* flaming people on this mailing list; but that
> hasn't stopped people from attacking *him*, and to be honest, he
> deserves better.
> --
> Alphax

His recent record is not the most impressive. People are going to
complain about this.


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