[WikiEN-l] Re: Wheel warring

Ilya N. ilyanep at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 03:42:51 UTC 2006

Just a tad harsh and overreactionary?

Just one reverse warrants a desysopping?! Jeez...

On 2/6/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia at philwelch.net> wrote:
> I've proposed a strict policy against wheel warring at
> [[Wikipedia:Proposed wheel warring policy]]:
> 1. Any given use of administrative powers cannot be reverted or
> reversed by another admin unless the issue is brought to adequate
> discussion.
> 1. a. Blocks may be extended without discussion, but they cannot be
> shortened or lifted.
> 1. b. 1RR is strictly enforced on protected pages.
> 2. Any administrator who reverses another administrator's use of
> admin powers without any discussion shall be desysopped immediately
> without further review.
> 3. Once discussion is opened, a final decision cannot be made until
> either the parties involved have reached Wikipedia:Consensus or a
> specific intervening decision is made by the Wikipedia:Arbitration
> Committee, User:Jimbo Wales, or the Wikimedia Foundation Board of
> Directors. (This means that mere interpretation or extrapolation of
> something Jimbo said previously does not warrant admin reversion.)
> Any administrator who reverts another admin's use of administrative
> powers before this has happened shall be desysopped immediately
> without further review.
> 4. Administrators desysopped under this policy must wait three months
> before starting the process to regain admin status.
> --
> Philip L. Welch
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Philwelch
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