[Foundation-l] Global ban - poetlister?

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Sat Jun 11 01:16:07 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 6:13 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10 June 2011 21:05, Ryan Kaldari <rkaldari at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> This doesn't have to be complicated. How about 3 strikes, you're out? Get
>> banned from 3 projects and you automatically qualify for a global ban.
>> There's no sense in wasting hundreds of manhours trying to coordinate
>> information and responses across dozens of projects for users that are
>> clearly problematic. Especially since in many of these cases, the most
>> damning information is sensitive and cannot be shared publicly.
>> Ryan Kaldari
> Hi, I'm User:Querulous! I and my two sockpuppets are the only admins
> on obscure.wikipedia.org, obscurer.wikiquote.org and
> obscurest.wiktionary.org. Me and my other heads have decided, after
> serious contemplation, that User:Kaldari is a reprehensible individual
> who needs to be off our projects. We hope you will take these three
> projects' opinions with the same seriousness you would a ban on en:wp,
> or we won't take en:wp's seriously. As such, we will be welcoming
> User:Poetlister until User:Kaldari is banninated from the island in a
> conclusive and terminal manner. In the best of good faith!

The stewards need to be wary of this scenario.
One way to address this is to use the same threshold used for CU/OS on
projects without an arbcom.
i.e. stewards would only count project bans which consist of agreement
of 25 local users.

John Vandenberg

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