[Wikipedia-l] Re: wikipedia in China

Anthere anthere9 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 23 21:58:03 UTC 2004

Stan Shebs a écrit:
> Christopher Mahan wrote:
>> --- Stan Shebs <shebs at apple.com> wrote:
>>> And ditto for the Tiananmen square articles, since only a couple
>>> thousand
>>> people died, after all - hardly any at all, percentagewise!
>> No, not ditto for the Tiananmen stuff. Yes it's horrible, but did you
>> know that a 1850 rebellion cause 50 million deaths in China? Where's
>> that article?
>> Look at the whole filtering of internet content in america's school
>> and libraries. It's been raging now for a while, with no end in
>> sight. But nobody gets killed. Let's keep things in perspective.
> Now I have no idea what you're trying to argue. In a wiki you're
> not going to get very far trying to order people to write on
> subject A before they write on subject B, and if your purpose is
> to appease governments, for many editors that's all the excuse
> they need to write in even more depth on the subjects you're
> wanting to avoid.
> If persons in the PRC want to risk real-world punishment by
> reading or writing disapproved material, that's a judgement they
> have to make for themselves; there's nobody on the outside
> qualified to make that choice for them.
> Stan

He did not say that.
This can only be a self-decision of course.

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