[Wikipedia-l] May I temporarily block...

Michael R. Irwin mri_icboise at surfbest.net
Thu Aug 29 09:54:58 UTC 2002

Jimmy Wales wrote:
> I'd say use your judgment, expect a firestorm of criticism, but do the right
> thing.  Try not to block people, but don't hesitate when necessary.  :-)
> How's that for a useless bunch of slogans masquerading as advice?  *smile*
> Julie Hofmann Kemp wrote:
> > A new 24?  Not doing anything wrong, but probably needs to have a read
> > before creating more really stubby pointless pages..

Why not wait for something really wrong
before resorting to blocking?

Assuming problems a priori may simply
create them.

Mike Irwin

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