[TriLUG] trilug-ontopic@ proposal Re: Why don't people come to
Andrew C. Oliver
acoliver at buni.org
Thu Aug 16 18:09:12 EDT 2007
Sorry that came across more "imperative" than I thought (it is 1am and I
woke up to a loud TV as Alec fell asleep watching MTV or something).
Those were meant to be my proposals for a list and not "this will
happen" as I know some view the steering committee members as potential
all-powerful world dictators ;-)
Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> Unfortunately, I think it has come to this. We have some folks who are
> like "I dun wanna grow up" and others who are "Oh my eyes my eyes" and
> some folks are "humm, I can't refer my mom to that list because she
> won't have the patience to distill all the off topic posts and will just
> freak at certain other posts." Ultimately "against" in such a case
> should be "will not subscribe" and not "you can't have it because I
> don't like it" IMO.
> I favor keeping trilug@ a jungle (albeit still regulate "ridiculously
> out there" potential liability posts) and have a trilug-ontopic.
> 1. The only vote will be with your feet but we should have a set of
> moderators who volunteer and are then selected by the list members (say
> 3 of them).
> 2. A set of rules for ontopic/out-of-bounds be selected
> 3. Some "objectives" or "quantifiable results" for success selected (to
> avoid a dead and potentially spam gathering list) [like we must have 3
> moderators at all time or it shuts, and at least say 20 subscribers]
> Those who want a "kinder gentler" LUG will subscribe. Those who do
> not...will not.
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