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Re: exicornt switch

Maru Dubshinki
On 3/20/06, Brion Vibber <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Maru Dubshinki wrote:
> > Is that really their reason?  That is *remarkably stupid* of them. I
> > had thought there was a real reason; such lame excuses disgust me.
>
> Nope.
>
> The real situation is that our current blocking system sucks. A lot. And if we
> just "flipped a switch" it would suck *MUCH WORSE* because it would be virtually
> impossible to actually block anyone -- just create a bunch of accounts and
> you're immune until someone laboriously tracks them all down.
>
> So, it'll take more options and rethinking and generally some better, clearer
> idea of what blocking's supposed to do.
>
> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)

I disagree- this move would add granularity to our blocking system. If
we still had problems with sleeper accounts, well, I laboriously
explained above that that would *still* be an improvement over the
status quo.

~Maru
>
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