Philip Welch wrote:
You're acting like Jimbo is just another
admin. He's not. He's Jimbo.
All the more reason that it's distasteful for him to get involve in
wheel-warring. These sorts of petty power-fights, combined with his
flaming of several users on the mailing list as "unqualified" to edit
Wikipedia, reduce my confidence in his ability to lead Wikipedia.
Jimbo is one of the few clear voices of sanity that prevails on this
crazy project. Writing articles is not the only way that people can
contribute to Wikipedia, and Jimbo has done much in the media to
highlight just how good we are for what could have been so chaotic. And
I don't recall him *ever* flaming people on this mailing list; but that
hasn't stopped people from attacking *him*, and to be honest, he
His recent record is not the most impressive. People are going to
complain about this.