[Foundation-l] On closing projects

Jesse Martin (Pathoschild) pathoschild at gmail.com
Mon May 7 20:24:54 UTC 2007


Stewards cannot do what you suggest as stewards. One of the core
principles of stewardship is that they do not make decisions; see
<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Steward_policies#Don.27t_decide>. If
consensus is not obvious, a steward can't make a decision. If
consensus is obvious, no decision is necessary to forward it to the

Yours cordially,
Jesse Martin (Pathoschild)

On 5/7/07, Johannes Rohr <jorohr at gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be fine, if one or more stewards would indicate their
> willingness to take care of this - for starters, at least of the
> non-controversial cases, i.e. inactive and empty projects which have
> no community as well as active projects, the closure of which has been
> overwhelmingly rejected.

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