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Marx quote about Lassalle[edit]

An editor using this IP address has twice removed from Karl Marx the quote listed under "Letter to Engels", without explanation. Both times it has been reverted. Please do not do this again before explaining the reasoning at Talk:Karl Marx first, facilitating a content-dispute discussion. Thank you for your cooperation. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 21:44, 27 June 2006 (UTC)

Hi! You removed a quote again from Karl Marx. So you did it at least three times. This is your last warning. The next time you vandalize a page you will be blocked from editing. --Aphaia 14:41, 24 July 2006 (UTC)
I would like to cool down this controversy a bit. While removing a quote can be vandalism, I suspect the problem here may be one of objection to the quote, and a good-faith desire to remove an unpleasant quote combined with an innocent lack of interest in discussing this content dispute. I have therefore taken two steps:
  1. Once again, I've restored the quote.
  2. I have also started a topic on this quote at Talk:Karl Marx, the proper venue for content disputes.
Now I feel that every opportunity has been made for this editor to discuss the reasoning behind the quote's removal, so that all interested editors of this article can come to some consensus about whether to include it. If this editor still refuses to participate in any discussion but nevertheless removes the quote again, it can be considered a bad-faith edit and may then be a reasonable cause for blocking. I hope this clarifies the situation. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 16:19, 24 July 2006 (UTC)