[Foundation-l] Planned change to default IP blocking behavior

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Sat Oct 21 13:56:13 UTC 2006

Alphax (Wikipedia email) wrote:
> Brion Vibber wrote:
>> effe iets anders wrote:
>>> As I understand it it is also possible to set the standard locally
>>> different, so why changing it globally? I think it would be best if
>>> the communities make these decisions themselves and define it in their
>>> monobook.
>> Inconsistency in behavior is not good; it makes administrative actions 
>> confusing and error-prone.
>>> But one way or another, I think it is very important that it is easy
>>> for another sysop to see in the log how the block was performed. Is it
>>> possible that an additional note will be added to the blocklog and the
>>> blocklist, telling what type of block was performed?
>> This is already logged, as far as I know.
> It's not present on the blocklog, but is present on the blocklist.

Thanks for the reminder; I'll try to make sure this gets fixed.

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-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

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