On 12 August 2015 at 14:41, Bohdan Melnychuk <bas...@yandex.ru> wrote:

> ... It has a trail of bad usage it is connected with. ...


I'm not sure I agree with that.  There are two known uses.  The first one,
where a software tool was locked in over the consensus of the community was
a "bad usage" I'll agree; if anything the hamfisted way that the whole
situation was handled just made matters much worse.  The second use,
locking a page on Wikidata where serious outages were being caused to
another project, strikes me as a far more reasonable use of the tool.  The
fact that that usage seems to have been largely unknown until today, and
didn't garner any controversy, seems to indicate to me that the community
doesn't find it to be a troubling case.

I'm all for having a discussion over the community's expectations on when
this tool will be used, but let us not walk down a path of hyperbole and
exaggeration.

Cheers,
Craig
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