[Foundation-l] Emergency on Wiktionary

Wildrick Steele wildrick.steele at gmail.com
Wed Aug 9 09:33:08 UTC 2006

On 09/08/06, Sean Whitton <sean at silentflame.com> wrote:
> the steward response of dropping the sysop flag worked to stop it
> spreading further.

Actually not. There weren't any stewards around and the perpetrator remained
sysopped for a full day, doing hundreds of random blocks and unblocks. We
had to wait for developer intervention to remove the flag in the database.
Quite a nonperformance for the otherwise well-functioning steward team.
We'll take Wikimania as a good excuse :-)


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