[WikiEN-l] Userboxes: A radical proposal

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 11:03:24 UTC 2006

On 2/19/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > the Template namespace we are implicitly suggesting that these are
> > endorsed by the Wikipedia community,
> The evidence suggests they are accepted

Accepted <> endorsed or welcomed. I accept seeing piles of rotting
rubbish on the street - I don't go out of my way to change it. But I
don't welcome or endorse it.

> Admitting your POV is the first stage towards atchiveing NPOV.

I don't know if that's true. It's helpful at some stage, but finding
common ground is perhaps a better first step. Most semi-political
arguments about US foreign policy seemed to start with people
definining their allegiances ("I'm a republican") etc, and things
rapidly degenerated.


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