[WikiEN-l] CVU -> WP:CVP? (was The Counter Vandalism Unit? Whaa?

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 19:04:17 UTC 2006

Yeah, more users should have admin powers.

On 2/9/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/9/06, Jesse W <jessw at netwood.net> wrote:
> > Have you seen http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Lupin/Anti-vandal_tool
> > ?  It offers a filtered list of RC; with the ability to view the diffs
> > all-in-one-page, and convieient revert and rollback buttons...  Is that
> > hose high powered enough for you?
> Unfortunately I don't see the revert button, and rollback doesn't work
> if you're not an admin. Also the warn button doesn't work if the user
> doesn't already have a talk page. But the idea is good (I think I've
> played with it before actually).
> I sort of like the basic format of CryptoDerk's vandalfighter tool
> better, but it's sort of about garden hose level now. If it
> automatically showed diffs, and let you warn/revert with a single
> click, that would be the firehose I'm looking for.
> > Admittedly, we haven't got sprinkler systems, AFAIK (although blocks
> > might count, I suppose), but the rest is there...
> Yeah, would it be that much of a stress on the servers to check edits
> against a regex and automatically quarantine them if they matched
> certain basic patterns?
> Steve
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