[WikiEN-l] Proposal: limited extension of semi-protection policy

Philip Welch wikipedia at philwelch.net
Sat May 20 03:20:30 UTC 2006

On May 19, 2006, at 8:13 PM, maru dubshinki wrote:

> I have to disagree with you here. Wikipedia is famous as the
> Encyclopedia "anyone can edit". If a random anon sees a page and tries
> to edit it, and cannot (while the main page still proclaims how
> everyone can edit), they are going to be dreadfully confused- lord
> knows enough are confused by the basic idea without adding on a second
> level of possible confusion. Perhaps two templates: the scary one for
> temporary semiprotection, and another, more discreet one for the more
> permanent ones?

I, among others, have tried that on [[George W. Bush]], but it wasn't  
successful then. Things can change, however.

Philip L. Welch

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