[WikiEN-l] Userboxes: A rational proposal

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 14:49:21 UTC 2006

On 2/23/06, Steve Summit <scs at eskimo.com> wrote:
> I agree up, down, and sideways that factionalism is very, very
> bad for the project.  But given that it has begun to take root,
> and especially when one of the factional splits is between those
> for and against userboxes, it's not at all clear that rampant,
> heavyhanded deletion of userboxes (which are, after all, merely
> a symptom of the real problem) will automatically make things
> any better.

Agree.  We should start out with statements of what the community
wants - "please don't create or use ideological userboxes, they upset
people". If, a couple of months from now, people are still doing it,
then we can call the gestapo.


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