On 9/6/06, Akash Mehta <draicone(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Well, I'm sure 1000 sysops dedicated to the task could do it, but we
simply can't afford to dedicate a sysop to a specific task unless we
sign up another 100 to make sure the 1000 don't make any mistakes, and
yet another 100 to cover the gap left by the 100 who were originally
sysops and were promoted to bureaucrat to handle the rights allocation
of 1000 sysops, yet another 100 to refine policy so that less
experienced users can work more efficiently and take care of the work
not done by the 1300 odd who are now dedicated to sysop tasks...
If I, as an admin, were asked to dedicate myself to a particular task as a
condition of being an admin, I would just stop being an admin. Would you
want to be an admin if all you could do was check articles created by
I have to agree with those who suggest that we won't see that big of an
increase in the number of junk articles created. But if we do, the solution
will not be to dedicate humans to cleaning up the mess.