[Foundation-l] Steward elections

geni geniice at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 13:09:24 UTC 2007

On 13/11/2007, Jesse Martin (Pathoschild) <pathoschild at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Jimbo's steward access on enwiki was renamed because a user in
> #mediawiki insisted that having one user flagged as a steward on
> enwiki was confusing. They refused to accept that it was a community
> matter, not a bug, and refused to get it removed through the community
> or by privately contacting Jimmy. In the end, said developer solved
> the argument by assigning Jimbo to a copy of the steward group named
> "founder".
> That has nothing to do with pretension. He could just as easily have
> renamed it to "apple", although "founder" is at least relevant. Jimmy
> likely did not notice the change.

Given the Larry Sanger issue I feel that "apple" would be less likely
to cause trouble. Still better than Dark knight.


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