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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Can we turn on list moderation now?
Alexander Wright wrote: > Hi, > > I'm an interested lurker. > > On Sunday 29 June 2008 08:55:02 Shawn wrote: >> Anyone here to seriously work and/or contribute is welcome. Anyone >> here to cause disruptions is not. > > I hope observers are also welcome! i.e. I'd not like a closed list. If I understand it correctly, that would be a list that everyone can read (so, not a closed list), and everyone can post to, but the message would be allowed on to the list only after a moderator reviews it and finds it useful for the purpose of the list. I've been subscribed on such a list (Bugtraq) for years, and it works like a charm. It weeds out off-topic messages, while retaining quite open ground for various opinions and discussions. As the time is running short, that decision would be preferable to having sort of anarchy here. So, +1.