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

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 19:59:15 UTC 2007

On 7/12/07, Guy Chapman aka JzG <guy.chapman at spamcop.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jul 2007 08:38:18 -0500, Kurt Maxwell Weber <kmw at armory.com>
> wrote:
> >No, the solution is to ban links to content that attacks Wikipedia users,
> >regardless of the site, and to leave links to other content alone,
> >*regardless of the site*.
> You think.  Whereas other of us think that liking to a web forum that
> is comprised largely of harassment, attacks and outing is pretty much
> never appropriate.  No WR link is "safe" because WR threads can be
> added to at any time.
> Guy (JzG)

Great. So then it's OK to link to a static guaranteed-not-changing
archived copy of a WR thread, like the archived copies WebCite or the
Internet Archive provides? Would that finally be acceptable?


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