[WikiEN-l] Wheel warring

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 09:21:51 UTC 2006

On 2/7/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia at philwelch.net> wrote:
> 2. Any administrator who reverses another administrator's use of
> admin powers without any discussion shall be desysopped immediately
> without further review.

"Without further review" is unclear to me - you mean that the
desysopping takes place immediately (sounds ok), or that there is no
potential for review of this action afterwards (sounds like trouble).

> 4. Administrators desysopped under this policy must wait three months
> before starting the process to regain admin status.

Sounds unnecessarily harsh. Maybe first-time offence warrants a one
week a suspension, then subsequent offences give the treatment you

Any chance of sysop suspensions for blatant breaches of policy? Eg,
protecting pages you're working on, blocking users for personal
disagreement, etc...


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