[WikiEN-l] Username block (was Admin Abuse)

Guettarda guettarda at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 16:18:16 UTC 2006

On 2/23/06, Ryan Delaney <ryan.delaney at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/23/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Which, according to [[Wikipedia:Username]], they shouldn't. Supposedly
> > we're supposed to warn them at least once, and only take action (like
> > changing their name for them) after a reasonable delay.
> I don't see much point in warning them since it's not a behavior they can
> stop. An inappropriate username is an inappropriate username. In this
> case,
> warning just seems to be more work for the administrator when the result
> is
> the same either way.
> Ryan

One little problem with that is the autoblocker - once their username is
blocked they can't register a new name.

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