[OSM-talk] Wiki: chriscf vandalism

Nop ekkehart at gmx.de
Sat Jan 31 11:46:21 GMT 2009


Richard Fairhurst schrieb:
> Chris has had the courage of his convictions to stand up against an utterly
> ridiculous tag, thereby pointing out the flaws in a voting system which a
> lot of us are silently unhappy with. Good luck to him.

Maybe I am misreading your lines, but to me they sound like you are
calling for anarchay and decision making by edit war.

I would consider it the basic principle of democracy/a community that
things established by vote need to be changed by vote, even if the need
for change is obvious.

I do not agree with the tag either, but as I sort of believe in
democracy I strongly oppose the overriding of votes by individuals.
Following your thoughts, as this is my conviction, I should stand up to
it and immediately undo Chris' "illegal" changes, thus starting an edit war?

I would rather suggest tackling the real problem with the voting system
or at least re-open discussion and vote of a badly designed tag.


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