[fruityloops] Re: to moderate or not to moderate, that is thequestion

  • From: "-=-Enrique-=-" <nevaeh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <fruityloops@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 14:43:27 +0200

Cmon everybody!!!!!

damint is everybody sleepin'???? damn....wake up

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[mailto:fruityloops-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Andrew Ebling
Sent: donderdag 3 oktober 2002 15:33
To: fruityloops@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [fruityloops] Re: to moderate or not to moderate, that is
thequestion



On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 08:57, -=-Enrique-=- wrote:
> 
> wow that's a really good idea....

So we have 2 votes in favour and 71 abstentions??!

Andy


> -----Original Message-----
> From: fruityloops-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:fruityloops-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Andrew Ebling
> Sent: donderdag 3 oktober 2002 12:00
> To: fruityloops@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [fruityloops] to moderate or not to moderate, that is the
> question
> 
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I have been thinking about changing this list over to being moderated,
> rather than unmoderated as it is now.
> 
> I'm considering this for a number of reasons:
> 
> - The list now has quite a good number of members, but as soon as there
> is a burst of traffic on the list, a run of people attempt to
> unsubscribe, often by incorrectly sending a mail to the list asking to
> be removed.  This only serves to annoy people who wish to remain on the
> list.
> 
> - The official fruity forum is unmoderated, so has a lot of noise and
> people messing about.  If this list was moderated, it might attract new
> members who just want a low volume but good quality fruity related
> discussion.
> 
> - Subject lines can be filtered/modified to make it easier to follow
> threads.  Sometimes people reply to a message and start a new topic
> without changing the subject line accordingly.  Its easy to do by
> mistake and I've done it in the past.
> 
> - Warez related posts can be filtered out.  This hasn't been a problem
> in the past, but could become a problem as the list becomes better
> known.
> 
> If the list was moderated, what should be allowed and what should be
> blocked?  If questions/queries are too vague and therefore unlikely to
> get an answer, should I block them and ask the author to be more
> specific?
> 
> I would like to know what you all think about this.  Basically, the idea
> is to try and make the list as useful as possible to all members, some
> of whom may not have time to deal with large volumes of less useful
> messages.
> 
> If you have a specific comment that only I need to hear, please reply to
> me off-list.  If you want to suggest something for further discussion,
> feel free to reply to the list.
> 
> thanks,
> 
> Andy
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