[cryptome] Re: Syria

  • From: Eugen Leitl <eugen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:28:18 +0200

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:55:43AM -0700, coderman wrote:

> everyone who is seemingly stymied by mail filters, deferring their

Sorry, coderman, but this is one of very rare cases when
you don't know what you're talking about.

> input evaluation to third party "moderators", is a lazy lout or
> negligent nincompoop!

Yes, this describes most list subscribers down to a T.
Especially, high-value contributors. 
 
> your personal responsibility upon joining any list is to evaluate the
> origin and content of received communications and apply filters or
> mute accordingly.
> 
> do not shirk this responsibility to others, lest the blinders and echo
> chamber cripple mind...

1. Make Mailman moderate new subscribers by default
2. Unmute subscriber after first nonbozo post
3. Keep the 1-3 bozos on mod until they get the message

The only alternative to this is slow community death.
Your choice, of course.

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