It's funny listening to all this talk about who is admin and who isn't, what admin is doing what, and which admins rock and which ones suck. I felt I should throw my $.02 ($.02 CDN) in.
Good administrators/moderators don't become good just because they receive an admin title/rights. Good admins come from good users. They know how to use the system, and they understand the functions and operations of that system.
But what makes a great admin? The one who understands the community and can foster the collabrative nature of the wiki exceeds as an admin.
Having said that, what makes a lousy admin (Disclaimer: my humble opinion follows)?
- One who scares away new users. New users fulfill the need for a diverse userbase. Without it, collabrative enviro…