[WikiEN-l] We need to recognize that advocating is a basic right

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at gmail.com
Sun May 14 11:34:00 UTC 2006

> >> * The right to leave
> >> * The right to fork
> >
> > Those are your enforceable legal rights; however, you also have the
> > right to participate on an equal basis in the project; the right to
> > be treated with respect; and the right to a fair hearing should your
> > rights not be respected or should you be accused of violating the
> > rights of others. Just because you cannot go into a court and enforce
> > Wikipedia policies does not mean that they do not exist and are not
> > upheld.
> >
> > Fred
> >
> What next? All users have the right to interpret policy as /they/ see
> fit? The customer is always right? Anyone who disagrees with being
> blocked will be unblocked? Any page which someone objects to the
> deletion of shall be kept? Any POV-whitewashing shall be acceptable?

I'm sorry to hear that you disagree, but you can always:

* fork
* leave

mvh Björn

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