I agree with him and as far as I'm aware, so did many fans. I recall fans asking as far back as season 2, if Voyager would encounter the Borg because they were in their quad.? So yeah, if the viewers were asking for them and them being popular villains, I would think in the writers would feel obligated to write them in. Why wouldn't it be in the back of your mind that a ship(even just one), stuck in the DQ might encounter them? If you were one ship alone in the Beta Quad., you wouldn't expect to come across the Romulans?