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svetlana at fastmail.com.au
Sun Aug 10 23:39:01 UTC 2014
On Mon, 11 Aug 2014, at 04:07, Tomasz W. Kozłowski wrote:
> the patch is not for the MediaWiki software but for the configuration
> of Wikimedia wikis (it's in the operations/mediawiki-config repository
> on Gerrit).
> It has been merged and deployed on the production cluster. The user
> right has been added to the global staff user group, and it has
> already been used to protect the MediaWiki:Common.js page on the
> German Wikipedia so that no one can edit it except Wikimedia
> Foundation employees.
> Wikimedia Foundation is using this user right to actively fight its
> community of volunteers.
> This is something I cannot and will not support.
completely agree with 100% of the above
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ftr, the change discussed is: <https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/153302/>
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