George Herbert wrote:
That it will probably take that long is unfortunate,
but large online
communities become very unwieldy in some ways. Having realism about the
community dynamics is a necessary step in engaging in them as an agent of
The model for this kind of community has not yet been written.
Jimbo would have to make it a major in-community
priority of his, or Arbcom
would have to make it a major in-community priority of theirs, to make it
faster. I think Jimbo's too busy and Arbcom is too unwieldy in one sense
and focused on more specific problems.
We shouldn't be looking for a panacea. When everyone expects a detailed
examination of his petty problems by Arbcom he becomes a big part of the
reasons for its disfunctionality.