Possibly because some of see this should be a case of removal of rights,
be it temporary or permanent, rather than this argument about blocks and
unblocks in a competition between admins. This is the purpose of
bureaucrats to manage rights and for stewards to manage an emergency.
------ Original Message ------
From: "Tisza Gergő" <gtisza(a)gmail.com>
To: "Coordination of technology deployments across languages/projects"
Sent: 17/12/2018 7:43:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Removal of unblockself rights on
On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 7:51 AM stjn
I was endorsing the whole sentiment, not exactly
the topic it belongs
to. But even then, self-unblocking was a default option, so it
could’ve been discussed what must be done with it.
You can still go to the Phabricator task and do that. (It was linked
before but for convenience it is
.) The patch was about five
lines, it's not hard to rewrite if someone has a better idea of what to
What's frustrating to me in these kinds of threads is that people are
very eager to discuss how the discussion should have happened, but
don't seem very interested in the discussion itself.