[WikiEN-l] William M. Connolley- He wrote about the edit warsbut it makes no sense!!! (Hganesan)

Peter Mackay peter.mackay at bigpond.com
Thu May 18 11:05:57 UTC 2006

> From: wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org 
> [mailto:wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org] On Behalf Of Rob Church
> Please remember that admins on this site are a bunch of 
> editors with a few extra tools. Their purpose is not to serve 
> as moderators of content; I'm of the school of thought that 
> when it comes to resolving a content dispute, the admin's job 
> is akin to dragging apart two fighting children and holding 
> them apart until they calm down and begin to resolve their 
> differences.

Sometimes, and I need only mention the Superbowl wheel war, it's admins who
are behaving childishly. I would not rule out inappropriate behaviour on the
part of an admin.

However, I can only reiterate what has already been said: long rants about
rouge admins aren't helpful.

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