[Foundation-l] Top posters

Mark Williamson node.ue at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 13:14:07 UTC 2008

Oh, I don't have a problem with heavy volume.


On 05/07/2008, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 6:50 AM, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > The latter. We are trying to give a hint to people who post "too much"
>  > that perhaps they should cut back a little, without actually being all
>  > up in their business and being all like "HEY YOU STFU", you know?
>  >
> A convincing discussion as to what's wrong with posting "too much"
>  would work much better.  So far it seems to come down to people not
>  having decent e-mail readers and people who think that lowering the
>  number of posts is somehow going to magically increase the quality.
>  As for the latter belief, I've seen mailing lists try this, and I've
>  never seen it work.
>  If a group of you want to go off and start a new mailing list with
>  (soft or hard) posting limits, feel free.  You have my full support.
>  Anthony
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