Originally Posted by Big D
If I remember right, DS9 was the last show that Mr Roddenberry had any input into. He was involved in the early stages of its inception, but passed away before the show actually came to life. It's entirely possible that Dukat was part of his vision for the show.
Did he really? Berman said once that Roddenberry knew that they are about to make a new series. Did not sound like active involvement.