scouts-l Mail Archive for November of 1999: Re: The List's Guidelines
Jim Miller Sr. (jjmsr@LSFCU.ORG
Mon Nov 29 1999 - 10:44:56 CST
Just a brief note on "moderating."
To a great degree, putting people into moderated status for "excessive
quoting" is counter-productive. Once you are being moderated, your mail
is delayed for as much as 4 to 5 days (I can document this). As a
result, if you don't quote some part of the original message, nobody
knows what you're talking about.
I've been on both sides of the issue having been a "moderator" for a
while (and made every effort to turn messages around within 24 hours of
my receiving them), and as someone who seems to be "moderated" almost
Jim Miller, Sr.