Thanks Viswa. Just curious, do Malayalam Wiki bureaucrats have rights to remove
adminship? Since nobody in Tamil Wiki had the rights, we had to request some
Stewards. IIRC, Jyotis came to our help. Are there other rights beyond
bureaucrats that anyone feels necessary?
"That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture
> From: Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com>
>To: Wikimedia India Community list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Friday, January 11, 2013 3:37 PM
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Number of Admin users in Indic Wikipedias
>//In addition to all these points you have added it also brings stability and
>openness to the community.//
>Yes. Also helps for a smooth transition of admin activities, leadership across
>Thanks for clarifying. I was wondering why the most active Malayam community
>had relatively fewer admins.
>In Tamil Wikipedia, we have removed the admin status for few users who were
>not reachable or had no intent to continue contributing. Otherwise, we have
>very few inactive admins who haven't contributed for more than a year.
>Considering the size of our community, we feel that going through a step by
>step procedure like Auto Patrol, Roll back etc. will be a needless chore.
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