[Foundation-l] Steward elections
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Mon Nov 12 23:49:09 UTC 2007
Just for the record, RobH = Rob Halsell = the Wikimedia Foundation's
IT Manager = http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/User:RobH :-)
On Nov 12, 2007 6:04 PM, Comet styles <cometstyles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, I meant RobH :S
> On Nov 13, 2007 11:00 AM, Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I stopped counting after 20 objections to Jimbo's use of steward
> > tools in the "Initial discussions" section alone. Most were from
> > respected admins, all certainly respectable contributors to the project.
> > I'm pretty sure I could find 50 if I really cared to check (Which I
> > don't. I know where I stand on the subject, and I know the likelyhood
> > of getting my way on this is nil.) How big is a big enough group?
> > What is the required prerequisite? Where is it listed?
> > I think we're all kidding ourselves if we think this is going to
> > happen right now, just like we'd be kidding ourselves if we thought
> > world peace is possible right now. Despite it being a blatant
> > violation of stewardship rules, Jimmy won't step down (from the
> > stewardship) unless he feels like he did something wrong. He doesn't
> > feel that way, despite our massed frustration we expressed. Nobody
> > can MAKE him step down. So basically, it's time to move onwards. Pick
> > and choose your battles.
> > Dan Rosenthal
> > On Nov 12, 2007, at 5:40 PM, George Herbert wrote:
> > >
> > > I think Jimmy is more accountable than that.
> > >
> > > I think that if you got a large group of respected contributors
> > > together and
> > > made a coherent case to Jimmy that he was outside community norms and
> > > causing problems, he would change his mind.
> > >
> > > I don't think that you have a large group of people who can coherently
> > > articulate that case. This is not the place to fight about it,
> > > until you
> > > meet the required prerequisite.
> > >
> > > If you want to try putting that case together, please let me know
> > > off-list,
> > > so I can see what your points are in detail.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > -george william herbert
> > > george.herbert at gmail.com
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