[WikiEN-l] Arbcom has completely lost its mind

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Sat Feb 18 00:51:36 UTC 2006

Exactly, it is not user boxes, but offensive user boxes.


On Feb 17, 2006, at 5:38 PM, Philip Welch wrote:

> That doesn't give us
> license to offend *other contributors* for no good reason, when that
> sort of offense gets in the way of our goal: to build an encyclopedia.
> We have articles on racism, and those articles contain material
> that's offensive simply because the fact that racism exists is a bad,
> offensive thing that we are fully documenting. That doesn't give me
> license to express racist opinions on talk pages or on my userpage--
> if I do so, I'm getting in the way of building an encyclopedia by
> pissing off the people I'm supposed to be collaborating with.
> -- 
> Philip L. Welch
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Philwelch

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