Do we have volunteers to moderate the announce list?
On 8 Oct 2012, at 23:26, Adrian Godwin wrote:
> If it needed a lot of moderators it would be because it was getting a
> lot of postings, which would mean it had failed as a low-volume list.
> If one moderator can't keep up, it's too busy.
> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 11:23 PM, Martin Dittus <deks...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> But how do we then decide what gets posted? Is it enough to have a (small? large?) group of moderators, each deciding independently? Would that mean that as the moderator group grows we would more and more tend to let things through, because someone will always pull the trigger? Would that be a problem?
>> On 8 Oct 2012, at 23:05, SamLR wrote:
>>> The best solution I can think of is this:
>>> Create a tag ('ANNOUNCE') that you can add to the subject line of any email going to the main list, the message then gets forwarded to the annonce list where it can either be allowed or rejected (with a page of rules as to what should be allowed).
>>> The main advantage of this is that it reduces the curator ship of the announce list to decided whether a message needs to be on that list and then either allowing or rejecting it.
>>> oh, and before I hear "well volunteered" I have no idea or time to implement this but this is the simplest solution I can think of that's not "have someone write up a news list" which I think we have established doesn't work.
>>> On 8 October 2012 22:23, Martin Dittus <deks...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The trouble with the announce list was a lack of people with time to maintain it.
>>> Suggestions welcome.
>>> On 8 Oct 2012, at 22:07, Russ Garrett wrote:
>>>> On 8 October 2012 22:02, Andrew Black <andrewdbl...@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>> Yes, I think reviving the weekly news would be the best improvement we
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