"Conrad Dunkerson" wrote
The 'bad actors' in this were largely
following what were, in truth, the
established norms... but were then judged against standards which simply
did not exist at the time they made their decisions. That is capricious
and inherently destructive.
No, no. There has to be a connection with a reality principle: bad
judgement leads to consequences. Otherwise we cannot get on with the big
project. 'Capricious' is managing to look down the telescope the wrong way.
There has _always_ been the principle that 'be bold' applies to editing, but
admin powers are to use with great caution. I mean, this goes back to the
days Larry Sanger was on the project!