On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 11:22:58PM +0100, tarquin wrote:
Brion VIBBER wrote:
Before I too jump on the application bandwagon ;)
-- what can sysops
do that mortals can't?
Could I have sysop status please?
I'd like to be able to copy wiki text from the policy pages. I might
also need to rename pages on Meta.
BTW, didn't someone mention a while ago that the incidents of crossed
wires between the US admins of the 'pedia and the people on the European
versions were due in part to differences in culture -- the Europeans
perceiving the Americans as a little brash and pushy?
I have a funny feeling we've just seen that in action again here: the
above message I sent earlier is, in British English a fairly direct
This doesn't seem to be an american vs. european problem. As a German, I
wouldn't read it as a request for sysop status, too. Seems like you
just wanting to know what you are missing - to judge whether you
need it, perhaps.
Suddenly the old "can you tell me the time?" - "yes" -joke comes
to my mind ...