On Thu, 29 Nov 2001, Elfur Logadottir wrote: > ok, fair point. but how should we make those additions? just add everyone? > but who are 'everyone' ? > - everyone on theforum list? > - everyone that shows interest? > - everyone who? i'd say #2 slightly modified. everyone that shows interest and can be vouched for by one person who is trusted. if Joe shows up tomorrow says hi and introduces himself he won't be able to approve articles. if, after introducing himself, he starts volunteering for other things(propoganda, helping on the survey, whatever) we start trusting him. after some period of time, we get to know him and he us. after some period of time, he is considered trustworthy enough to have the priviledge of editing articles and approving email. *even though* we didnt know him day 1 he earned trust and should be rewarded in that way if he wants. > - the admin group has process for it, but no one else has. so if you reject > the admin group's process, offer another one. the 'admin' groups process was to say, "hey, what do we think about this girl?" if enough votes came in or no resistance was offered, that girl was thrust into admin. my main thing here is it shouldn't be admin that decides this anymore. it should be this group as a whole. i'm not saying the process is bad, just who's implementing the process. .djc.