On 2/8/06, Mark Gallagher <m.g.gallagher(a)student.canberra.edu.au> wrote:
I suspect it still wouldn't happen. Witness
[[User:God of War]]'s
actions on the CSD page; he's decided that Jimbo's word can't trump
consensus, and "consensus" is on his side, and therefore Jimbo can't
change the CSD to include particularly stupid templates.
What do we do about users --- most of them newbies, most of them bound
up in some way with the userbox debacle --- who think Wikipedia is a
democracy, and any opposition is rogue admins gone Fascist? Standing
over them and saying "Jimbo says such-and-such! Respect his authority,
damnit!" probably wouldn't do much good.
Well, I have just made a proposal to the infamous ArbCom case now
reflecting this. Provided this passes, you can point them to this and
say we are not impressed by people messing Jimbo about.