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

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Tue Jul 3 07:51:34 UTC 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: James Farrar [mailto:james.farrar at gmail.com]
>Sent: Monday, July 2, 2007 11:26 PM
>To: 'English Wikipedia'
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattackkkkkkk site link policy
>On 03/07/07, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at waterwiki.info> wrote:
>> I'll certainly stand by this:
>> "Links to aggressive attacks on Wikipedia users may be removed. No oneneeds permission, no one needs to spend time making a policy about it,or arguing about it."
>It's a long way from that to "sites that contain attacks on Wikipedia
>users must not be linked to at all - not even parts of the site that
>do not contain such attacks".

In the case of ED no, they are dedicated to snarky attacks. Sites like WR, full of people we have banned, according to them, very unfairly, can also be quite nasty, but contain from time to time criticism we ought to consider, wrong headed as it might be.


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