[WikiEN-l] new compromise
fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Fri Feb 29 16:51:15 UTC 2008
> 2. They are fearing a slippery slope.
> There are certainly more articles where a minority rejects
> certain images. But I can't see how a new message box with
> that kind of functionality, would enlarge that problem rather
> than reduce it. If members of the Bahá'í Faith, creationists,
> Africans or Serbians object to certain images now, they can
> already cause trouble by removing them. Why should it be any
> worse, when there is a possibility to make
> [[Wikipedia:Options to not see an image]] more flexible?
Well, this is a lost cause. However, I continue to maintain that showing
an image of a person there is no authentic image of and which tens of
millions of people find offensive is a mistake we could avoid.
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