[WikiEN-l] Fred Bauder"clarifies"on attack site link policy

Ken Arromdee arromdee at rahul.net
Fri Jul 13 15:56:44 UTC 2007

On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, Guy Chapman aka JzG wrote:
> >> This site does not have pages, it has threads, every one of which is a
> >> ticking bomb because they can beb added to by any subscriber and the
> >> bar to subscription is apparently low; all you need is a grudge	.
> >And this is different from wikien-l, and its Web archive, how?  You 
> >seem to be claiming that open forums are inherently evil.
> If you seriously believe that WR and wikien-l are comparable, then we
> have nothing more to say to each other.  At least not until Jimbo says
> that WR is the right place for philosophical debate about Wikipedia.

They are comparable *in the way described*, which is that anyone can add
anything to them, and what is added could potentially hurt someone.

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