[CentOS] Mailing list guidelines and moderation

Brian T. Brunner brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com
Thu Sep 22 13:37:28 UTC 2005

Brian Brunner
brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com

>>> rickm at gethen.net 09/21/05 05:25PM >>>
On 9/16/05 9:30 PM, "Karanbir Singh" <kbsingh at centos.org> wrote:

> Hey Guys,
> I am looking to put together a set of guidelines for posting on the
> CentOS Mailing Lists. The aim being that we come up with a framework
> that is then enforceable by a moderator, should the need arise.
> Blanket user / thread moderation is something that I dont really want to
> enforce here - but might be a necessary evil, over a short period of
> time. End of the day, we are all educated sensible people - it should
> not be too much to expect adherence to a reasonable set of guidelines.
> We also need contributions from the community to help on this effort,
> the developers are already very stretched, and as has already been
> pointed out - there are going to be other people, better qualified to
> handle this role of moderator. If you are such a person - please get in
> touch with me off-list, the sooner the better.

1.   Don't be excessively annoying.
2.   Don't be too easily annoyed.
3.   Be generous with techical details that help the poster get the desired results.

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