[Foundation-l] Your abuse of moderator status

Andre Engels andreengels at gmail.com
Sat Jun 26 15:50:17 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Austin Hair <adhair at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Jeffrey Peters
>> <17peters at cardinalmail.cua.edu> wrote:
>>> Austin,
>>> Maybe you didn't realize but I am the top organizer of Wikiversity. Gerard's
>>> call for political activism against that organization is completely
>>> unacceptable and harms projects like my own that have to deal with large
>>> institutions and the rest.
>>> If you want to claim that I should be moderated, then push that fringe
>>> political view as you just did, then there is something very wrong here.
>>> Your statements about the legality have been 100% wrong, to an embarrassing
>>> extent. These two combined represent a very major problem.
>>> The Foundation-l is for Foundation discussion, and not for pushing fringe
>>> views that would embarrass our projects. You do realize that, right?
>>> Moderators serve only as long as they enforce that, and are you going to
>>> demonstrate in the above that you will be doing 100% opposite of your job?
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Jeffrey Peters
>>> aka Ottava Rima
>> 1. My name is André, not Austin
>> 2. The first one to call for moderation was you
>> 3. If copyleft is embarassing wikiversity, then I propose you leave
>> the Wikimedia Foundation, because it happens to be  one of our
>> principles
>> 4. I did not abuse my moderator status, i donáf [pyojh[- n[  ¾»bnyttfg
> Hm, I suspect he meant to send that to me.  Good reply though,
> Andre—I'm happy to let you field list administrator e-mails any day.

I'm not sure whether I am though. This message plus the discussion
that was the base of it has cost me 50 Euros in things I broke
throwing them through my room, plus a severe loss of feeling of
self-worth. I don't think that's worth it.

André Engels, andreengels at gmail.com

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