Final (34/1/1); Closed as successful by WjBscribe at 07:25, 2 May 2008 (UTC)
Soxred93 (talk·contribs) - I've been a member of the BAG for a few months, so I've been grandfathered in. I want to avoid doing this in 6 months, though. I run 4 bots (a fifth is in a BRFA now), and I've been a bot operator since November 2007. Soxred93 | talkbot 02:27, 22 April 2008 (UTC)
Candidate, please indicate acceptance of the nomination here:
2. Do you think that BAG should have the ability to restrict operations of previously-approved bots in light of misuse or mistakes? Do you think that BAG should have the ability to restrict or direct changes to the operation of previously-approved bots as a response to disquiet expressed by the community over the bot's operation?
A: I believe so. BAG members should be able to change their decision on a bot, if it was a mistake. Let's say there was an error on their part, when looking at a trial, and approved when the bot was erroneous. BAG members give status, they should be able to revoke it too.
3. Do you think the onus is on bot operators to clean up erroneous edits made by their bot? Would you revoke bot approval if the bot operator shows unwillingness to address mistaken edits made by their bot?
A: Yes. Bot owners are expected to run the bots correctly, and if they cannot fulfill that, they do not deserve to have the flag. (unless it is a framework problem, which it is not their problem (eg interwiki.py))
4. Do you think that BAG should have a component of relatively non-technical members who would instead bring familiarity with community norms and expectations, basically representing the "community-at-large"?
A: I'm actually neutral on this. I think that BRFA has never had a great community input, and before non-technical members are appointed to BAG, the BRFA should find some way to get community input.
Support no problems here. -- Cobi(t|c|b) 04:40, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
Support While a slip in the user's memory may be concerning, Soxred's participation in bot approvals has been insightful and his continued activity would be an asset. --uǝʌǝsʎʇɹoɟʇs(st47) 16:55, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
Umm...I've edited WP:BRFA multiple times. You also did not appear to search the subpages of the BRFA. The arbitration case, I intentionally stayed out of, as I want to avoid the drama. I made my statement one place, and that was it. Soxred93 (ut) 23:08, 30 April 2008 (UTC)
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