[Foundation-l] Fwd: One-sentence explanation of pending changes

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 07:02:50 UTC 2010

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen wrote:
> David Gerard wrote:
>> This is what I have so far, off the top of my head:
>> "Some of our pages are locked from *anyone* editing them. With this,
>> we can open those up so people can  edit the draft version, which then
>> goes live. Should be on the order of minutes, if it's over an hour
>> it's too slow. The trial's starting with locked pages about living
>> people. We'll see how it goes."

I would be most happy to be proven wrong, but my first
inclination is that the attitude of "We will start with BLP
and expand from there." won't be well recieved. The fight
to even get a consensus around that was hard enough; and
some of the resistance pretty pointedly considered it as the
thin end of the wedge. Legitimizing that form of opposition
by explicitly arguing that BLP's are merely the first to go
under the system, I don't know if that is too wise...


Jussi-Ville Heiskanen

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