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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Can we turn on list moderation now?



robert_weir@us.ibm.com wrote on 06/28/2008 05:38:44 PM:

> 2:25 PM -- Thomas Zander, OASIS member and member of the ODF TC
> makes his first post to this discussion list.
> http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/oiic-formation-
> discuss/200806/msg00767.html
> 4:42 PM -- Paul "Marbux" Merrell attacks Thomas personally,
> questioning his motivation and his character, while throwing random,
> off-topic accusations.  I'd also question whether his repeated
> statements about "breaking monopolies" and similar topics risks
> running afoul of OASIS anti-trust policy.
> http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/oiic-formation-
> discuss/200806/msg00771.html
> This list is failing its intended purpose if a new participant
> receives personal attacks like this within 2 hours of his first
> post.  This is OASIS, not alt.talk.conspiracy.ufo.
> Is there something that can be done about this?  After repeated
> warnings, I see no change in Mr. Merrell's behavior.  
> I believe the pace of traffic has slowed to the level where
> moderation would not be onerous.
> -Rob
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> Rob Weir
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> Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
> IBM Software Group
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