[Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

James Alexander jamesofur at gmail.com
Mon May 13 07:03:08 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:00 AM, Peter Southwood <
peter.southwood at telkomsa.net> wrote:

> Lets get a few things in perspective:
> 1. How many community members were abusive/unreasonable/whatever beyond
> what might be considered a startle reaction to an apparent attack without
> warning?
> 2 How many people constitute this community
> Divide answer 1 by answer 2
> Consider how much of the response was a snowball effect of frustration due
> to a distinct shortage of explanation and direct answers to what might be
> considered reasonable questions.
> And yes, "Welcome to Wikipedia "
> Cheers,
> Peter

2 is an unreasonable number to divide by when it's such a small cross
section of the actual community on these lists.

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