[WikiEN-l] Re: CVU -> WP:CVP? (was The Counter Vandalism Unit? Whaa?
phil.boswell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 09:55:37 UTC 2006
"Steve Bennett" <stevage at gmail.com> wrote in
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> On 2/9/06, Jay Converse <supermo0 at gmail.com>
> > The fact of the matter is that there are a LOT of people who have seen
> > fit
> > to ignore the vandalism fight. Some because they're simply better at
> > other
> > things and find it a waste of theirs and others time to devote
> > themselves to
> > something they're not as good at, some because they've done it for a
> > while
> And speaking for myself, it's like choosing not to join the brigade of
> people putting out fires with buckets of water until people install
> smoke detectors and sprinkler systems, and until the brigade is
> equipped with decent fire engines and hire powered hoses.
On that basis, you could view the CVU as being the Wikipedia equivalent to
the Ankh-Morpork Watch.
Which isn't actually such a bad thing, when you consider just how similar
Wikipedia can be to Ank-Morpork...
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