[Rack] New List Request.

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Wed May 9 00:17:29 UTC 2012



On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 04:48:44PM -0700, Ben Kochie wrote:
> I figured out how to rename lists.  I could rename -discuss to -bullshit.
> -ben
> On Tue, 8 May 2012, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> >On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 11:43:26AM -0700, Matt Joyce wrote:
> >>I would like to create a moderated list with a default quarantine that
> >>I control called... "hacks"
> >>
> >>The purpose of this list would be to enforce a strict policy.  All
> >>posts to that list would be required to contain links to documentation
> >>of new hacks, or appreciable progress on new longer term hacks.
> >>
> >>The point of the list is to use hacks as a means of reducing traffic
> >>solely to people who are engaged currently in the hackerly pursuits.
> >
> >I like the idea of a list for hacking stuff at Noisebridge.  The
> >original idea was -discuss would be that, but obviously it's failed at
> >being so.  (And maybe that's not a bad thing, the community probably
> >needs somewhere to vent and chat.)
> >
> >Moderated could work, but is a lot of work.  As an alternative:
> >
> >How about a list charter that says what it's for, allow unmoderated
> >posting by subscribers by default, and set the moderated flag for
> >subscribers who fail to play by the rules.
> >
> >Either way is fine by me.  If you go for moderated I'd strongly
> >recommend having 2-4 deputies who all agree on the rules of the road,
> >so that approvals aren't gated on one person's sleep/work schedule.
> >
> >-andy
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