Re: Job email rules and moderation prison

Subject: Re: Job email rules and moderation prison
From: INKtopia Admin <admin -at- inktopia -dot- net>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:22:27 -0500

Hi everyone,

Chris is off moderation. I overstated the duration for effect. He and I had
a good email chat earlier today.

al

On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:

> I've been on the list for about a decade; that's still a noob for some
> folks here. Way back when... back when we walked uphill in the snow both
> ways... people got moderated quite a few times after heated discussions
> about politics, racism, and other hot-button issues. Many of the topics
> that spurred moderation got banned. List members were put in moderation
> jail for about a month in many cases and some got permanent moderation
> status, while others got booted.
>
> Being moderated "until we're all talking about the next Presidential
> cycle" is more of a prison and not a jail. It also seems excessive for what
> looks like an accident and not a serious indiscretion, aside from the spam
> link. Mailman mail cleanup is not a straight-forward process. I can
> understand why Al would be bothered by that. A simple rule violation that
> does not require cleanup might be easier to tolerate.
>
> Just a note, back when Eric and Deborah had the list, people would
> sometimes get carried away. Al and Connie took over the list and I wished
> them luck, making comparisons of moderating the list to herding cats. In
> the past few years, the list has become more calm and mellow compared to
> its former self.
>
> I think that reactions to the moderation policy should probably be
> tempered to avoid angry tones.
>
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References:
Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Lauren
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Monique Semp
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Chris Morton
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Keith Hood
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Lin Sims
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Lauren
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Job email rules and moderation prison: From: Lauren

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