[WikiEN-l] Wars on wheels

Steve Bennett stevage at gmail.com
Mon May 1 17:26:52 UTC 2006

On 23/04/06, Philip Welch <wikipedia at philwelch.net> wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2006, at 12:33 AM, Steve Bennett wrote:
> > In other words: If the person you reverted accuses you of wheel
> > warring, then you wheel warred.
> And the only way of knowing that for sure before you revert is to
> contact the other admin before you do anything.
> In both cases, there's the admin absentee problem. Solution? Silence
> + external consensus = consent to go-ahead. We're enough of a
> community that you can seek out another admin for a third opinion if
> the admin you're reverting isn't around.

Actually in my definition, admin absenteeism isn't a major problem. If
you do something that the admin would have approved of (like lifting a
block at the right time), then you didn't wheel war. If you take
advantage of his absence to do something sneaky, then you're wheel


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