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

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Tue Jul 3 06:12:49 UTC 2007

jayjg wrote:

>On the other hand, the number of sites like them are fairly small, and
>people are generally sensible about these things: no-one is going to
>extrapolate from that to saying "we can't link to the New York Times",
>and no-one is going to insist on a banning if there is some incredibly
>important reason why one must be linked to under some bizarre and
>unforeseen turn of events. 
Words like "incredibly" and "bizarre" set the tone for how you would 
look upon any exceptions.  With the words "under any circumstances" 
being  a part of the policy it would be easy for any experienced 
wiki-lawyer to beat back the hordes of common sense.


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