Wikipedia:Unbundling administrators' powers

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There have been many discussions about "unbundling" the powers of Wikipedia administrators – into an either a range of "sub-administrator" user classes, or permitting them for all editors in good standing. Only a few of these discussions have achieved the consensus necessary to unbundle any of these abilities.

Successful proposals[edit]

Several such efforts – narrowly focused ones – have been successful, resulting in the following:

Failed proposals[edit]

Most such proposals fail, however. In particular, a generalized "unbundle everything" idea has been classified as a perennially unsuccessful proposal that should not be re-proposed. Here are some of the discussions that did not result in changes.

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