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Re: Re: Re: Username Changing: Redux

by Chady (Priest)
on Mar 27, 2003 at 21:00 UTC ( #246341=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Username Changing: Redux
in thread Username Changing: Redux

Anyone considering your node is guaranteed to be a friar, and therefore already is recognized by the community as a trustworthy participant

Not necessarily! Anyone can easily register a username, login everyday and just vote, and get to friar, that doesn't make him anymore trustworthy as than anybody else.

He who asks will be a fool for five minutes, but he who doesn't ask will remain a fool for life.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Username Changing: Redux
by djantzen (Priest) on Mar 27, 2003 at 21:08 UTC

    That may well be true, but it is a deeper problem than we are dealing with here. We place no restrictions on how one reaches friar, all are trusted equally. Sayeth the handbook: "Once you get to be a friar, a whole heap o'powers make themselves available to you ... You're a Friar, you should have a good feel for how the Monastery operates. You have this power because we trust you to be reasonable and objective. Make wise decisions."

    "The dead do not recognize context" -- Kai, Lexx

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