[WikiEN-l] Jimbo and his strategy

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 16:44:59 UTC 2006

On 2/20/06, Death Phoenix <originaldeathphoenix at gmail.com> wrote:
> While I don't agree with everything you're saying or the way you're saying
> it, you make one interesting point: if Jimbo just came right out now and
> said "You are only allowed to have this sort of userbox, and you are only
> allowed to have x amount of them", this userbox fiasco would come to an end:
> admins can go around deleting them and all the userbox defenders would have
> nothing (concrete) to say about it. Conversely, if Jimbo said "all userboxes
> are fine", the userbox defenders are free to keep their userboxes, the
> admins will know not to delete anything, and we'll all be fine.
> I'm sure that part of the reason he hasn't is because he doesn't know what
> the right solution is, but the longer he waits, the longer this whole
> userbox fiasco's going to play out. But signs are really beginning to point
> to the fact that Jimbo will need to make an official decree about this whole
> mess.

I don't think it's a foregone conclusion that this situation will get
worse without a decree from above. And it's not as if there is some
obvious consensus about what to do. Any strong decision handed down is
likely to have a fair number of people in disagreement.


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