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

Fred Bauder fredbaud at waterwiki.info
Fri Jul 6 02:13:02 UTC 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: The Mangoe [mailto:the.mangoe at gmail.com]
>Sent: Thursday, July 5, 2007 08:01 PM
>To: 'English Wikipedia'
>Subject: Re: [WikiEN-l] FredBauder"clarifies"onattack site link policy
>On 7/5/07, David Goodman <dgoodmanny at gmail.com> wrote:
>> KM's edit summary n inserting the links was "vague ArbCom statements
>> from 8 months ago aren't policy. that ArbCom case pertained to ED and
>> the links were being used for harassment. this link is genuinely
>> informative."
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Essjay_controversy&diff=next&oldid=140406328
>> and on examining what was inserted, no confidential or abusive
>> material was linked to.
>Well, it's convenient that they could find another source without
>having to link to the WR thread, but it also seems that the thread is
>a better source, in spite of the snarky commentary within it. Those
>with any strength of stomach would find it an excellent transcript of
>the issue, and it really ought to be linked to, particularly since it
>most closely documents Brandt's inquiries.

This is acceptable as research into a Wikipedia event for our own purposes. It has no place in any article as original research.


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