06:22, 4 August 2011 (GMT)
Trade; 05:20 . . (-71) . . Sgornick (Talk | contribs) (→Getting started: Remove BTCBase, this is wiki is generally for english-only sites. There are separate wikis for other languages.)
Yet Bitomat is not available in English... what's the difference here? --Luke-jr 06:22, 4 August 2011 (GMT)
Good point, Luke-jr. Unfortunately, they don't belong on the trade page for another reason -- they are info only, they have no trade. Otherwise I would add them back in somewhere.
13:13, 10 August 2011 (GMT)
Mr. Sgornick I thought this was a good idea. I don't understand how it hurts the community?!(I don't see the reasons in deleting them.) I made my contributions (Introduced 4-5 bitcoin-related sites and wrote some descriptions). The users don't have anything to loose and the BTC I make out of this I intend to spend on bitcoindeals.com (after I get an invitation). Isn't there a way I can leave those links there? We have the same rights on this wiki so I hope we can disscus this with respect and consideration. --Vladgiurgiubv 13:13, 10 August 2011 (GMT)
Vladgiurgiubv, It was an unwritten but generally accepted rule that no affiliate / referral links should be included in the wiki for a number of reasons. The policy does now exist though.
22:58, 11 August 2011 (GMT)
Dear sgornick, I realize you recently removed my links to iscyspace on the mining guide, how bit coin works and irc claiming they were none existent, this is not the case, I'll agree to the irc one because well . . . my irc is pretty much empty >_< however my site most certainly does exist and in fact the guide is blatantly on the open page, as a sign of good will I have removed the linkbucks links and replaced them with direct links instead as i pay for my site through advertisements, although even I admit the linkbucks thing took it a bit to far, I've sent you an email explaining the situation and offering some further comments and I hope to hear back from you soon.
It is blatant spam/advertising. Using a binary distribution site for open source software is uncool, and clearly shows you to be unqualified to contribute further on this wiki, in my opinion. I've referred this to the admins. - Sgornick 23:30, 11 August 2011 (GMT)
It's not a binary distribution site first of all, it offers links to the official download pages for each piece of software man, its simlpy a guide to help people set up miners and solve any common problems, the only advertisements on the site is a top banner and a side box of which both are tiny and non distracting, there are no pop ups and no spam, we don't take emails from people so we cant spam them through that, I just don't understand how you see the site as spam advertisements, have you even looked at it =/ Seriously look, its just a set up guide and in fact has less advertisements on it than most other websites, I don't understand the rationality behind your argument, can you at least check my site and show me what spam advertisements you are referring to so i can fix this problem, because believe it or not the site does matter to me, as does its popularity with the bit coin community and the simple removal of my links yesterday literally vaporized my hit rate to practically non existent, you know the bit coin community lacks simple set up guides and that's all I offer, a guide, with links to what they need, nothing more, no spam advertisements like you claim.