[WikiEN-l] Most immature war ever? Are we embarrassed yet?

Kirill Lokshin kirill.lokshin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 20:40:37 UTC 2006

On 2/7/06, Delirium <delirium at hackish.org> wrote:
> Jimmy Wales wrote:
> >The wheel war was well underway when I stepped in to set things back to
> >an appropriate status quo, and desysopping several people as a part of it.
> >
> >
> That's simply factually incorrect.  The user was blocked once (by
> Carbonite), then unblocked once (by Radiant!).  You then blocked the
> user again, without discussion, thereby starting a "wheel war".  That is
> not "well underway"---you were the first re-blocker.
> The usual procedure for a controversial block is to go through normal
> channels.  A similar thing happens with speedy deletions---if I
> speedy-delete someone as non-notable and it gets undeleted by someone
> who claims otherwise, it's not appropriate to simply speedy-delete again
> without discussion.

I suspect that Jimbo is referring to the other blocks involved
(Carnildo's, El_C's, etc.) as well as the deletion/undeletion war over
the actual userbox, rather than the initial block itself.

Kirill Lokshin

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