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

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 12:40:08 UTC 2006

On 10/6/06, Parker Peters <onmywayoutster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I expected this sort of response from David Gerard. It saddens me to see it,
> but I knew it would come.
> This sort of attitude and obsessiveness is precisely why I am leaving.
> David, I saw an email sent to this list on the admin who was removing the
> unblock request from the page of a user he himself had blocked. YOU declared
> it a nonissue. I'm sure that the affected user, who by our arbcom rules is
> the "only" one allowed to make such an arbcom case,

I've seen arbcom cases started by those not directly involved.

> This is a larger problem I have with our policies, though. Every policy we
> have on the matter is designed to make it impossible for an aggrieved user
> to make any protest against abuse.

My experence suggests otherwise. In fact at the moment most of our
policy appears to be focused on when stuff can be deleted.


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