[WikiEN-l] Usernames (was: Re: welch and consensus)

Death Phoenix originaldeathphoenix at gmail.com
Fri May 26 12:35:30 UTC 2006

On 5/26/06, Phil Boswell <phil.boswell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nick Boalch wrote:
> >
> > For instance, the username policy forbids using the 'names of religious
> > figures', but in many parts of the world it's common for people to be
> > named after such figures: off the top of my head, I know several
> > Spaniards called Jesús.
> >
> So if someone creates a username "Jesus Gutierrez" and plonks a {{user
> es-N}} box on their user-page, we'll cut them as much slack as they need.
> Turn up with a name like "Jesus on Wheels" and a less warm reception is
> likely.

Absolutely. I was quite willing to unblock him, but I'm checking his
contribs on a regular basis. Anytime anyone sees "Jesus on Wheels" on their
watchlists or on RC, they'd be scrutinising those edits with a fine-tooth

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