[Noisebridge-discuss] common courtesy: logging into wiki / not editing user pages
erik.nels0n99 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 09:49:03 UTC 2011
On other Wikis, if it wasn't obvious (enough), it is (considered)
unexcellent to edit the userpages of others.
I don't know why I'm fueling this, boredom, probably..
Does the wiki even have guidelines to prevent edit/flame wars?
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 12:52 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>wrote:
> I didn't insult your wife at all. You told me, off-list, that you
> edited my page because something on my page annoyed you.
> My response to that, to make a point, was to indicate that just because
> something annoyed me personally didn't make it alright to go editing a
> To clarify this drama: a picture of Zedd and his hot wife BJ are at the
> top of the Kitchen page. I removed their picture to make a point
> because Zedd thought it necessary to edit my personal userpage to remove
> some things I have listed there and consider to be accomplishments.
> I consider it to be an accomplishment if I start something new. Some of
> what i consider to be accomplishments are still works-in-progress. I
> didn't just create the "Apps" wiki page. I wrote the first three
> versions of the Noisebridge android app. I also:
> * setup the Snack fund,
> * buy the $50 or so of snacks each week to keep the snack fund running,
> * bought the labels to print the project labels All designed,
> * and also did several improvements to the bathrooms.
> Seriously, give me a break.
> On 2/19/2011 11:46 PM, Zedd Epstein wrote:
> > Come on Patrick, it's not nice trying to rile me up off list. Everyone
> > knows I'm an asshole, you don't need to make me look like I'm even more
> > easily excitable. Also, insulting my wife is a dick move.
> > On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 11:35 PM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com
> > <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > In editing the kitchen page, i intentionally kept the picture of you
> > and your chick at the top. Guess I'll remove that since it's
> > fucking annoys me.
> > On 2/19/2011 11:29 PM, Zedd Epstein wrote:
> > So according to the history of the page:
> > I see a total of 5 edits to your page. 2 of them are very well
> > explained. I did one of the other ones because to me your list of
> > "accomplishments" makes it look like you have done a lot of work
> > that
> > you actually just created a wiki page on. It looks like the last
> > 2 were
> > someone agreeing with me.
> > Noisebridge is a hackerspace. Get used to people wanting and
> > anonymity. I get that you feel like you're being attacked, and
> > probably are. You're very vocal, and come across as really
> > abnormally
> > rude in your emails. All I've read from you is curt emails about
> > we're doing things wrong and you know a better way. It's fucking
> > annoying.
> > On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 11:19 PM, Patrick Keys
> > <citizenkeys at gmail.com <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>
> > <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>>>
> > wrote:
> > somebody the last few days has made several
> > less-than-excellent changes
> > to the wiki, including my user page. that by itself
> > wouldn't bother me
> > except whoever is doing it doesn't even have the balls to at
> > least login
> > to the wiki before editing pages. there's also numerous
> > other instances
> > of people making less-than-excellent edits to the wiki
> > logging in.
> > i have emailed the rack list to discuss the possibility of
> > requiring
> > users to login to the wiki before making page edits. i'm
> > also raising
> > the issue here because this affects everybody.
> > Patrick
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