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Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 17 years, 8 months and 29 days.
Wikipedia Administrator.svgThis user has been an admin for
16 years, 3 months and 24 days.
Flag of Scotland.svgThis user was born and lives in Scotland.

Started editing in March 2004, passed 10,000 edits in June 2005 and became an admin a month later. Passed 20,000 edits in August 2006. From 2004 to 2007, in lists of editors by number of edits I was usually in the top 500.

My edits are mostly on technical, political or Scottish subjects.

McMillan's Law[edit]

As an WP:AFD discussion grows longer,
the probability of being accused
of working for the subject's
competitors approaches

Notable edits[edit]

Added detail about the design of Microsoft's File Allocation Table [1] filesystem and Apple's HFS [2][3][4] and HFS Plus [5] filesystems. Started the MINIX file system article.
Wrote articles about Glasgow Green [6], Glasgow Royal Infirmary [7] and the Western Infirmary [8]
Next Generation production staff
Wrote biographies of Brannon Braga [9], Ronald D. Moore [10], Michael Okuda [11], Michael Piller [12], Rick Sternbach [13], and Jeri Taylor [14]
See User:AlistairMcMillan/Edits for a more extensive list.

Notes to self[edit]

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Currently, this editor has earned the Senior Editor II service award.

To get to the next level, Senior Editor III, they need to meet the editing requirement.
Progress towards the next level (by edits): [ 1753 / 4500 ]

39% completed


Editors Barnstar.png The Editor's Barnstar
For your split-second decisions to articles, and your quality editing, I present to you, the Editor's Barnstar! Jw21 aka PenaltyKillahtalk 01:33, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
I'm awarding you this barnstar for your great work on Wikipedia! Wikidudeman (talk) 15:20, 24 June 2007 (UTC)


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