The following request for comments
is closed. process exists, user needs to request right billinghurst sDrewth 14:25, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
I'm a member of the operations team, and I often get requests to modify a user's rights to give them certain technical abilities. For instance, recursive export on all projects. It's dangerous to use maintenance tools and database queries for things that have a reliable interface in MediaWiki, so I often need to assign myself global rights for similar purposes.
I would like global sysadmin members to be able to modify global groups, with the limitation that they are only allowed to edit membership for assigning global technical rights.
--Ryan Lane (WMF) (talk) 20:59, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
- They already can. If you would like to be added to that group, please have somebody request it to the stewards. Thanks. PeterSymonds (talk) 21:01, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
- Great. That's exactly what I needed. Thanks!--Ryan Lane (WMF) (talk) 21:13, 7 March 2012 (UTC)