Having gone back and read that email, I note that this
in violation of stated policy and decisions--Jimbo had banned Helga
for three months. It may be that your reference to a two-month ban
that "should have expired" is part of why nobody noticed that you
had, in fact, changed the rules unilaterally.
You are right, and I'm sorry that I jumped the gun. I have also apologized privately
Based on discussion on the wikitech-l mailing list, I think Jimbo is going to restore the
Actually, any sysop can do it. Simply click on the following URL.
You'll be taken to a confirmation page, where you can enter the reason. Then, click
the "Block this address" button.