[WikiEN-l] Quitting Wikipedia and wanted you to know why.

Stephen Streater sbstreater at mac.com
Fri Oct 6 17:35:42 UTC 2006

On 6 Oct 2006, at 14:44, Alphax (Wikipedia email) wrote:

> Stephen Streater wrote:
>> On 6 Oct 2006, at 04:27, Draicone wrote:
> <snip>
>>> Wikipedia is, as you say, broken.
>> Maybe. But there are many great articles and good
>> improvements to existing articles every day.
>> And will I ever be made an Admin? Who can say.
> Do you need to be an admin?

No. But I could help out more if I was one.

> Can you be trusted as an admin?


> enwiki has over 1000 administrators now - 1015 at present, although  
> how
> many are "active" is another matter - who knows how many of these are
> sockpuppets of people who have been banned for stalking, death  
> threats,
> POV pushing, and other lunacy.

As long as unhelpful behaviour is discouraged,
the mix should be constantly improving. This is
why it's so good to have a record of everything
which was said and when.

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