[WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkkkk site link policy

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Tue Jul 3 01:08:53 UTC 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Daniel R. Tobias [mailto:dan at tobias.name]
>Sent: Monday, July 2, 2007 04:25 PM
>To: wikien-l at lists.wikimedia.org
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkk site link policy
>On 2 Jul 2007 at 13:07:46 +0000, "Fred Bauder" 
><fredbaud at waterwiki.info> wrote:
>> I did originate it though and am not intimidated. I shudder to
>> contemplate what Mr. Goodman wants for Wikipedia. If a pack of
>> dogs fall on someone after he and his ilk are in control, I guess
>> we will simply be obligated to stand by and do nothing. 
>The "pack of dogs" I see is the clique that's pushing the link ban, 
>and ganging up on anybody who doesn't go along with it (such as, for 
>instance, torpedoing their RfA nominations). You're one of the big 
>dogs in that pack. It's precisely because I believe in standing up 
>to bullies that I'm opposing you on this.

But what exactly are you opposing? The original decision made in MONGO which applies to the one drama site, or the attempts to make a general policy out of the principles expressed?

The only link ban I push is the one remedy in MONGO which applies only to ED. I would discourage attempts to broaden that to most other critical sites.


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