[WikiEN-l] BetacommandBot, (currently) centralized discussion

John Lee johnleemk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 18:53:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 12:30 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 25/02/2008, George Herbert <george.herbert at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Betacommand is not the most touchy-feely postitive communicator on good
> > days.  Were we implementing this project from scratch, we'd certainly
> want
> > to have someone else be the operator, even if he coded it.
> I think the main problem remains that people hate having their images
> taken away, and direct their ire at what is after all Foundation
> policy at the person who dares work toward it. c.f. the linked ANI
> comments page.

Very true. But at the same time, a not-insignificant portion of complaints
lie in perceivedly automated deletion - if not by BCB (which is incapable of
deleting anything, IIRC), then by trigger-happy admins.


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