On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Brad Jorsch (Anomie) <bjorsch(a)wikimedia.org
> *Note these are entirely my own personal opinions as a community member and
> in no way at all represent anything official.*
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 3:12 AM, MZMcBride <z(a)mzmcbride.com
> > I'm interested to read others' views about options and ways forward
> People could realize that demagoguery and warring is going to make
> everything much harder that it needs to be, and decide to block the people
> trying to escalate the issue so that more rational people can work out a
> rational solution.
> On the enwiki VPT thread about this, User:Fluffernutter suggested that we
> could eliminate 90% of the drama over software deployments by topic-banning
> a small number of people from the discussions. That'd probably be a much
> more productive topic than trying to brainstorm ways to make the situation
Can you please confirm that you are one of the people who did "Erik's
bidding" on this issue.
On a personal level or not, I find it disturbing that you would suggest
topic banning people because they have a dissenting opinion from the WMF.
This will not lead to rational discussion, but an echo chamber....is that
what people want?