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RuakhTALK 15:56, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

P.S. I don't agree with this statement that you made at Wiktionary:Votes/pl-2009-06/Unified Serbo-Croatian:

Opposition here, whether admittedly or not, and despite appearances in some cases, is at its core primarily motivated by these circumstances - not by a desire to improve the Wiktionary.

That may be true of a few of the "oppose" votes, but the great majority are concerned with issues such as neutrality and standards-compliance. I suspect (and hope) that the editors in question mostly find the nationalism distasteful, but don't see that as an issue that Wiktionary is equipped to take on.
(See also Wiktionary:Assume good faith.)
RuakhTALK 15:56, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Perhaps one could speak of such "great majority" just a few days ago, but lots of these new opposing votes all seem to be canvassed. We should really have rules for voting, something like registered for more than 2 months, and having more than 500 edits in the last 2 months, and at least -1 profficiency in the language (or closely related language of the same family) the policy is being voted on. There is little point in letting "paratroopers" dictate the policy that shouldn't apply to them at all. When it becomes (relatively) controversial, it will regularly be abused, as it is now. --Ivan Štambuk 16:06, 21 July 2009 (UTC)
Canvassed, perhaps; nationalist, perhaps not. Most of these new opposing votes are editors whom I've encountered before, and whom I don't think have a stake in the SC/B/C/S debate. —RuakhTALK 16:24, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Perhaps I should've added "directly or indirectly" (and I will :). Even concerns on neutrality are caused primarily by the political mess down here, i.e. the "circumstances" I described. --DIREKTOR (TALK) 16:15, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Ah, fair enough. —RuakhTALK 16:24, 21 July 2009 (UTC)