[WikiEN-l] WikiEN-l Digest, Vol 48, Issue 3

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Sun Jul 1 16:34:06 UTC 2007

The remedy in the MONGO case outlaws links to the site.


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>From: Daniel R. Tobias [mailto:dan at tobias.name]
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>On 2 Jul 2007 at 01:09:59 +1000, "Stephen Bain" 
><stephen.bain at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bauder could have chosen his words more carefully, but there is not
>> really any contradiction. As he says, arbitration rulings are not
>> policy and should not be taken as such. What he leave out is the
>> implicit corollary that rulings are applications of policy to
>> particular situations, and similar situations ought to be approached
>> in similar
>And how, exactly, is what Kamryn did "similar" to anything that was 
>addressed in the past rulings? She was providing a relevant 
>reference to an article, not engaging in harrassment or attacks.
>> The crucial point is that attempts to take the rulings from the Mongo
>> case and turn them into *general* rules have not been constructive.
>> The ways in which some people have chosen to extrapolate from the
>> Mongo case have failed to take into account the nuances of the
>> rulings.
>...including, in my opinion, what Bauder did in the course of 
>"clarifying" the ruling. 
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