[WikiEN-l] Death of Wikipedia

Fred Bauder fredbaud at ctelco.net
Thu May 25 19:21:02 UTC 2006

True, but much preferable to endless wack a mole.


On May 25, 2006, at 8:56 AM, The Cunctator wrote:

> Redvers and Jimbo made the claim that "Restrictions on editing -
> specifically the ability to prevent an article from being edited -  
> have
> always existed and have always been used. Semi-protection actually
> *increased* the number of people able to edit, by doing away with  
> the need
> to completely lock many articles."
> So far as I remember, during the UseModWiki days there were no  
> restrictions
> on editing for a good while. Only after extended debate did Larry  
> lock the
> front page.
> I believe it is false to claim that restrictions on editing have  
> always been
> used.
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