On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 17:37:51 -0500, "Parker Peters"
> Oh, plus, blocking is preventative. Is there a
potential problem to
> be averted? Will blocking and then discussing on the user talk page
> be a better result for the project than letting them edit?
In the case I quoted, there was no "blocking and
then discussing on the user
talk page", there was instead "blocking and chain reverting the unblock
template and then getting someone to block them for supposed template
Name names. If it was a Zephram Stark sock, for example, then that is
absolutely as it should be.