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Re: Forum and list management
- Subject: Re: Forum and list management
- From: David Tangye <..hidden..>
- Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 02:47:49 +1000
On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 09:04 -0700, Chris Travers wrote:
> 1) How should we react to someone who behaves the way the good
Namibian, I believe.
> Obviously we want to ban him (I won't go into why I think Dieter
> allows him to post).
> 2) How do we do this in a way that is sufficiently transparent
> Ideally, banning someone from list ought to be a serious matter.
> Removing posts ought to be done carefully and with some agreement
> among the moderators. I don't mind having the Ubuntu code of
> conduct, but it will be helpful if there was also a strong commitment
> to transparency on the part of the moderators.
Um, doesn't my suggestion address your concerns?
> > - Never delete anything, but
> > - Move items immediately:
> > - If its a forum message, to a forum called 'Censored' or
> > Slather' or 'Flames' or whatever. That way possibly valuable
> info is not
> > lost, no-one can complain too much about being shut out, but
> flame wars
> > get collected into one place away from all the rest of the
> good topic
> > matter, and those wishing to continue them don't impact
> those wishing to
> > not read them.