[WikiEN-l] Lovely.

Death Phoenix originaldeathphoenix at gmail.com
Wed May 31 19:55:06 UTC 2006

On 5/31/06, Stan Shebs <shebs at apple.com> wrote:
> Death Phoenix wrote:
> >It would be interesting if one of our admins works for a place that is
> edgy
> >about these sorts of things. Someone calling to inquire about this admin
> >would be in for a rude surprise. Something like, say, calling a police
> >station asking for information about a police officer ss not a good idea.
> >
> One thing that I think editors should do is to make employers and
> such aware of their WP activities as much as possible. WP's
> visibility and reputation is now such that it's generally a positive
> thing to be seen as an important person in WP, and should a nasty
> person call, it helps the callee to recognize it as stalking
> rather than anything legitimate. Be proud of your work for
> Wikipedia, and let everybody know about it.

Oh, yes it is. In fact, my Wikipedia activities have actually been a
positive thing because we've got a couple of interdepartmental Wikis, and
I'm a bureaucrat on one of them.

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