[WikiEN-l] "Censorship" of images on the Arabic Wikipedia

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 11:23:51 UTC 2008

> >> How should I know, before I try it out?
>  >
>  > I assume you've seen the discussion on this mailing list and on the
>  > article's talk page?
>  >
> Sure. There's a heated debate with strong backing on the "no-censorship"
>  and the "remove images" sides. The "hide/show" feature could be an
>  acceptable compromise for both sides.

Could be, but clearly isn't, since it's been suggested and rejected
multiple times.

>  Now that I tried, I found out that the "no-censorship" crowd
>  doesn't seem to care about offensiveness and shows no willingness
>  to compromise. IMHO a very immature and narrow-minded position.

I prefer "pro-neutrality" to "anti-censorship", and neutrality is most
certainly something I am not at all willing to compromise on.

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