Tuesday, January 17, 2023

"Long Term Abuse: JarlaxleArtemis/Grawp" : Burying the Past (where Names were Named)

This one came from the back room about one of Wikipedia's back rooms, which en.Wikipedia buried before I could write about it. It looks like this today:

But you can see what it looked like via the Wayback Machine here.

Buried near the bottom was this:

You saw that right, Grawp's real name was dropped by Tim Starling and David Gerard in 2005, and they were too cack-handed to hide it behind asterisks. Pure idiocy.