[Foundation-l] check user...

Pedro Sanchez pdsanchez at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 16:58:56 UTC 2007

On 3/31/07, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2007, Sebastian Moleski wrote:
> > It might be prudent to use the term "jurisdiction" instead of country if
> > we're talking semantic details here. Shouldn't this discussion take place on
> > a talk page somewhere?
> Weak agreement on this invocation of the Fear Of Law.  Strong agreement
> that this discussion should be on a wiki page; see
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:CheckUser_policy

Actually, as it's pointed in several places, that discussion is the
sole purview of the ArbCom (as long as they don't contradict the
global checkuser policy), not to the community.

> I am generally loathe to use age as a barrier for anything; we should be
> clear about where this line is being drawn, and for what reasons.
> "This is a very important role" is not a reason to discriminate based on
> age.  "This is a role that requires being responsible" is likewise not
> appropriate.  "This is a role that requires being legally accountable for
> one's actions" is...
> SJ
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