On Tuesday, April 12, 2005 10:38 PM, wikipedia-l-bounces(a)Wikimedia.org <>
On Apr 12, 2005 10:41 PM, James D. Forrester
If either of the first two, you evidently have
to form an official blocking group, of whom one might be appropriate to
grant access to such an easily-abused tool, no? What, exactly, is the
The problem is that some of the sysops want to use the tool, but nobody
has access to it.
Yes, I know - I'm trying to help the w:nl community select people to put
forward to have access to the tool. "All sysops" is far too broad (indeed,
"all bureaucrats" is, too). Thus we must find a singleton (or other very
small) set of people trusted sufficiently to be given access to the tool, as
it is a very powerful and very easily abused tool and should not be (and
will not be) given out wantonly.
Am I being confusing? Sorry.
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