[WikiEN-l] Jimbo and his strategy
wikipedia at philwelch.net
Sun Feb 19 21:35:45 UTC 2006
> So basically what you're saying is because Jimbo Wales is busy running
> things on the WMF board, then the userboxes should stay?
> That's a pretty weak argument.
> By your logic, if Jimbo can't write articles, why does he make us
> do them
> and then get in trouble with the press when controversial issues
> arise? If
> he can't do them himself, they should stay unwritten.
I think his argument, (and if it isn't, it's possibly a stronger
argument), is that it's not up to certain un-named admins to delete
userboxes on Jimbo's behalf, based only on their interpretation of
Jimbo's statements on the issue, because if Jimbo really wanted
userboxes to go he'd say so.
Philip L. Welch
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