[LINK] Moderator Censorship

Craig Sanders cas at taz.net.au
Mon Mar 28 12:37:42 AEDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 09:45:19PM +1100, Robin Whittle wrote:
> If it turns out that most Link people want a list without such
> standards, then that's fine - someone else should take my place.

> If there is widespread objection to my approach - including especially
> if the other two Amigos disagree with it - then I will happily let
> someone else take my place.

> I am not interested in being responsible for a mailing list where the
> list owners exercise no control over who joins, over who posts or over
> the way members post to the list.

> Sure.  I was trying to be helpful, but if it turns out I am not being
> helpful, I will happily relinquish my Amigoship.

> For the avoidance of doubt: if there seems to be a consensus amongst
> list members and/or the other two Amigos that the list owners should
> never attempt to guide the discussions along the lines I tried to with
> Tom, then I will happily resign and let someone else have a go.

5 variations of the same ultimatum in one message is a bit excessive,
isn't it?

i think it would be a shame if you did that, but if you really can not
see any middle-ground between over-eager moderation and resigning then
so be it.

IMO, no moderation is better than over-moderation.


craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>

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