[WikiEN-l] Comparison with other wikis

Sam Korn smoddy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 16:47:37 UTC 2006

On 2/8/06, Mark Gallagher <m.g.gallagher at student.canberra.edu.au> wrote:
> I suspect it still wouldn't happen.  Witness [[User:God of War]]'s
> actions on the CSD page; he's decided that Jimbo's word can't trump
> consensus, and "consensus" is on his side, and therefore Jimbo can't
> change the CSD to include particularly stupid templates.
> What do we do about users --- most of them newbies, most of them bound
> up in some way with the userbox debacle --- who think Wikipedia is a
> democracy, and any opposition is rogue admins gone Fascist?  Standing
> over them and saying "Jimbo says such-and-such!  Respect his authority,
> damnit!" probably wouldn't do much good.

Well, I have just made a proposal to the infamous ArbCom case now
reflecting this. Provided this passes, you can point them to this and
say we are not impressed by people messing Jimbo about.


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