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

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Sun May 21 17:50:28 UTC 2006

maru dubshinki wrote:
> On 5/20/06, Sue Anne Reed <sreed1234 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Given how many web sites require registration these days, I don't feel
>> there's a conflict between saying "anyone can edit" but you have to be
>> registered to edit to certain articles. It's not like we're saying that
>> only certain registered can edit, we would just be saying to you have to
>> register to edit.
>> Sue Anne
> Semi-protection doesn't block just anons- it also blocks new users.
> And having to wait four days really kills the whole wikiwiki thing.

And in some cases, the whole wikiwiki thing is more trouble that it is
worth, by rather a long shot.


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