[Wikimedia-l] Request for comment on global bans policy

Nathan nawrich at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 00:04:51 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I thought about that but beyond the language issue, the RfC has also been
> > open for awhile and had significant participation. Since the trend is to
> > reject the policy as written anyway, that makes it unenforceable until a
> > new RfC is held that demonstrates consensus for a revised policy. Makes a
> > "no global bans" option somewhat moot, although it would have been
> cleaner
> > to include it from the beginning.
> >
> I'm not sure I'd call it a trend just yet, since only 20 people have
> commented and only recently did "No, not yet" pass the Yes option. ;-)
> But enough semantics. Thanks for the suggestions Nathan, I think you're
> right.
> Steven

Since I love semantics as much as any Wikimedian, just have to point out
that even a 50/50 split is a trend against consensus ;)

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