[CentOS] Mailing list guidelines and moderation

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Thu Sep 22 17:52:10 UTC 2005

Leonard Isham wrote:
> On 9/22/05, Brian T. Brunner <brian.t.brunner at gai-tronics.com> wrote:
>>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.
> 4. Use an accurate subject and be generous with technical details when
> asking for help.

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