[WikiEN-l] Before reverting blanking, please read the text

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 04:12:31 UTC 2006

Matt R wrote:
> --- "Alphax (Wikipedia email)" <alphasigmax at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Guy Chapman aka JzG wrote:
>> You make it sound like we're asking you to chop down the tallest tree in
>> the forest with a herring. We're not. We're asking you to use a little
>> bit of Common Sense. How on earth is someone meant to defend themselves
>> if they don't even know the crime that they've been charged with? How on
>> earth is a newbie meant to learn that there are certain things they're
>> not supposed to be doing something if nobody ever tells them?
> Hang on, I thought we were just reverting an unexplained page blanking by a new
> account without communicating with them. We're not, as far as I recall,
> charging them with a crime or requiring that they defend themselves from
> anything.

Oh, it goes beyond just reverting them. In this case the user was
blocked without communication.

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