[Foundation-l] Jimbo's authority (on "global bans")

Luna lunasantin at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 11:47:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:

> Whether or not the use of the power is justified, it's use almost
> guarantees that drama will follow.  That alone makes more diplomatic
> channels preferable.

Drama is not always a bad thing. Where we have one Wikimedia project
supporting disruption of another, decisive action doesn't seem entirely
uncalled for. The message sent is pretty clear: this sort of behavior won't
be tolerated.

Is that a bad message to send?

Luna Santin

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