[Foundation-l] Moderation (was: should not web server logs (of requests) be published?)
innocentkiller at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 03:19:25 UTC 2010
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 8:37 PM, Ryan Lomonaco <wiki.ral315 at gmail.com> wrote:
> - Non-moderators should feel free to take a more active role in cooling down
> discussions. Moderators can't watch the list 24/7, and just one post
> imploring a few heated participants to think before they hit "send" can be
> very helpful.
I'm hardly a frequent poster here these days. I mostly just lurk on
this list so I can keep somewhat abreast of things that are going
on. However, as a longtime participant, this strikes me as a fairly
The thought has crossed my mind from time to time to jump in and
say "hey guys, let's cool it with the ad hominems and get back to
point A/B" (probably in a slightly more sarcastic manner, as is my
style) But then I end up trashing the draft and saying to myself
"Why bother? I'm just going to be shouted down or called a troll."
I'm also pretty sure I'm speaking for a not-insignificant number of
people who are subscribed but who rarely (if ever) post.
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