[WikiEN-l] Quitting Wikipedia and wanted you to know why.
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:
>>> 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
> many are "active" is another matter - who knows how many of these are
> sockpuppets of people who have been banned for stalking, death
> 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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