[Talk-GB] Just got this big apology from Gothy about the dodgy edit in Stratford

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Mon Sep 14 00:28:28 BST 2009


I have now reverted this changeset - it went through cleanly and easily.

BTW for reverts I do I'm using a different user id from my usual - 
GuardianAngel is me with a different hat on.

I wonder whether you could contact him again Peter and find out what he 
did that led him to believe he wasn't changing anything - we need to 
find out why people are making edits they think are harmless. Is the 
Potlatch edit live, or is there something in the non-live version that's 
misleading people into saving their edits. (I'm sure you'll be 
encouraging as well - it's terribly embarrassing for someone when they 
do this kind of thing).

David

On 13/09/2009 22:11, Peter Miller wrote:
> I sent this message to Gothy....
> "I am doing some reviewing of Stratford upon Avon and notice that you  
> made some changes on the 31th August and moved various features around.
> 
> "Was this based on sound local knowledge or were you experimenting? if  
> it was an experiment then it worked! The features have been moved and  
> we will need to move them back.
> 
> "If I don't hear from you in the next 24 hours we will attempt to  
> revert the edit.
> 
> "Regards,
> 
> "Peter
> 
> 
> 
> And got this response a few minutes later....
> 
> "Hi Peter,
> 
> "I'm very sorry it was a complete mistake as I experimenting and  
> didn't realise the changes would be permanent. I didn't know how to  
> undo it and I hope it hasn't caused you too much inconvenience.
> 
> "Huge apologies,
> 
> 
> 
> 
> So... the message is that the undo feature may be used by people to  
> take out their own mistakes which is something we haven't discussed  
> until now.
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> 
> Peter
> 
> 
> 
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