[oclug] List etiquette and straw poll
dan at langille.org
Wed Jul 23 21:35:37 EDT 2003
On 23 Jul 2003 at 21:18, Rod Giffin wrote:
> In fact, 61 people out of 75 voted AGAINST any sort of moderation in
> your poll. Whether or not OCLUG has one list, 2 lists or 20 lists there
> is going to be some level of background noise. Basically without
> moderating the lists, you've got no way to control it - and from the
> above, no mandate to suggest moderation. In fact I'd simply quit OCLUG
> if it became moderated, because that's censorship and there's nobody
> here I feel comfortable with being my censor. <== period.
No need for theatrics. I don't think the club as a group worries
much about people leaving. People leave. People join. It happens.
> This is basically a low volume list. It has an about average signal to
> noise ratio for LUG lists, maybe a little on the low side, but not too
> bad. It could certainly be a lot worse.
There is always room for improvement. The suggested introduction of
a new list is pretty easily done.
Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
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