On 3/30/07, Jake Nelson <duskwave(a)gmail.com>
I share MGM's concerns, but do appreciate your
take on the matter.
Let me put it this way. Here's my RFA:
At the time, I had ~400 edits and had been on Wikipedia ~2 months.
Back then the project was merely two years old. We could afford to be less
picky about admins back then.
Some people have gone over the top in their requirements, but how can we
address that without affecting the fact the entire community has a voice in
That voice is only theoretical. Unless a person is able to spend a lot
of time following the process it's not a meaningful voice. Suppressing
the voting early doesn't help.