[Rack] New List Request.

Matt Joyce matt at nycresistor.com
Tue May 8 16:51:26 PDT 2012


Poetic justice.

On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> 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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