[CentOS-devel] Language lists

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at darkover.org
Sat Jan 20 22:58:51 UTC 2007

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On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 10:14:32PM +0100, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> > My main concern is how to make people aware there lists exist.
> Website. They also show on the listinfo page (lists.centos.org). How do
> people find out that the other mailing lists exist?

I have no idea how other people do stuff. Heck, I barely know how I do
stuff myself :)

> > On another issue, as Karan suggested earlier, I would like to subscribe
> > to the idea of having a unified set of moderation rules for all lists/channels,
> > so it can help the moderators. Having several moderators means, usually,
> > having several ways of dealing with the same issues. If we can have a 
> > CentOS-way of handling the lists, that would be a very good thing.
> <http://wiki.centos.org/GettingHelp/ListInfo/Policy> - you are allowed
> to edit that page >:)

You ARE kidding, right ? I'm the one that will need a policy the most.
I'm a very hardcore, dictator-like moderator; known to be so.

Some of the stuff people saw me write, more than one, on lists I moderate:

- - "My list, my rules"
- - "You right to express yourself is subjected to my right to repress"
- - "Since when is this a democracy ?"

which is all very well (and more than once welcome) on several places,
but definitively not on a CentOS list. That is why, supposing I'll
be moderating the pt_BR (or simply pt) list, I'll need the rules. Badly.

Gotta tell you the truth. I don't ENJOY being a moderator, taking
responsibilities and all that. I do it because a lists needs a moderator,
and even thou I don't enjoy it, I'm willing to, which is more than you
can say for most subscribers :( I do, on the other hand, love a well
organized and well moderated list. So I try to do my part.

> But yes, I think that this is a very good idea. I myself am trying to
> "man" a german speaking list for CentOS.

Sounds like fun :)

- -- 
Rodrigo Barbosa
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)

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