[Foundation-l] Elections email

Andrew Garrett agarrett at wikimedia.org
Fri Jun 10 12:40:11 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 10:32 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <putevod at mccme.ru> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:06:14 +0300, "Amir E. Aharoni"
> <amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> I just received an email (see below) that invites me to participate in
>> the elections.
>> There are several technical issues with it:
> I also got one, even though one of my accounts (to which is was sent) is
> globally blocked, and another one has an insufficient number of edits and
> both are thus ineligible to vote. I only got the e-mail in English, but I
> assume this is because I use English interface in all projects.

There were checks for regular blocks, but none for global blocks. I
figured (inaccurately as it turns out) that globally blocked accounts
were unlikely to qualify. :-)

Andrew Garrett
Wikimedia Foundation
agarrett at wikimedia.org

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