On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Platonides <Platonides(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Aaron Adrignola wrote:
I appreciate your detailed explanation. If a
page at Meta could be
to explain this and linked to from the edit
summaries this would do much
eliminate confusion amongst local administrators.
I do have a concern,
however. I've checked the SUL statuses for many of these accounts
locally and usually the local blocks only affect
less than 20 wikis.
to say that a mischievous individual couldn't
register at one of the
700 wikis without blocks/autoblock in place and
do the same thing? This
seems to be a problem in need of a technical solution rather than one
creates the situation that prompted my original
message. As it is, it
that even if local blocks for global locks are
performed at Wikibooks
elsewhere), you are still going to need to do a
Autoblocking suppressed accounts (Bug 23114) is implemented
(r64982,r65184,r65185). It just needs to be reviewed and deployed.
Ah ha! globally suppressed accounts only I gather? (so not normally locked
May be beneficial to have it as an option for stewards while locking
any account and not just ones that need to be suppressed.