[Foundation-l] Reply to Mark
oldakquill at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 23:51:39 UTC 2008
On 26/02/2008, Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's be clear: you killfiled a thread critical of the foundation,
> that was ongoing and was at present constructive and unoffensive (with
> any nastiness long since past), that was being responded to by
> Florence, and was relevant to this list. This is the kind of heavy-
> handed moderation that brings up allegations of censorship. Please be
> more hands-off and not step in with moderation when there is no problem.
> On Feb 26, 2008, at 6:34 PM, Austin Hair wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 3:48 AM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net>
> > wrote:
> >> For unclear reasons my reply below was blocked. I am thus re-
> >> sending it.
> > I did killfile this thread, as it any utility it had as a constructive
> > discussion had long since ended. Many of the lingering posts were,
> > frankly, offensive.
> > If you'd like to address the criteria for selecting the Wikimania
> > venue, please bring it up constructively in a separate thread,
> > preferably on wikimania-l. As Ray says, condemning a decision made
> > well in the past is, if anything, counterproductive to the current
> > team's organization efforts.
And if the killfile was legitimate, why didn't you tell anyone until
15 hours after you did it? Quite a few list regulars were involved, it
seems like basic respect to tell them that you did this.
Oldak Quill (oldakquill at gmail.com)
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