[WikiEN-l] "I want to at least kill the responsible person."

Eugene van der Pijll eugene at vanderpijll.nl
Sun Feb 17 20:14:19 UTC 2008

Raphael Wegmann schreef:
> Eugene van der Pijll schrieb:
> > Raphael Wegmann schreef:
> >> Why demand a fork, if we could easily avoid it?
> > 
> > I'm not demanding a fork, I'm suggesting one.
> > 
> > And why not?
> I asked first.
> Why are you suggesting a fork, if we could easily avoid it?

Because that would make *them* happy, as they would have an encyclopedia
without those images in it, and it would make *us* happy, because we can
make the best encyclopedia we can, without having to compomise the

Now you: why not?

> >> The same mechanism could certainly be used to filter inappropriate
> >> content for children as well.
> > 
> > I'd be unhappy about that as well.
> Why don't you want to offer our children a WP suitable for kids?

Because I want an encyclopedia that is as good as possible for *me*, and
I am not a kid. Having to filter content will either have a detrimental
effect on that ideal encyclopedia, or it will have no effect, in which
case: why bother.

Oh, and by the way, the same mechanism can certainly not be used to
filter WP for children... Imagine a 15-year old boy reading, let's say,
[[Autofellatio]], and there's a link saying "Don't click when you are
not allowed to see adult content, please"...


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