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Re: List posting rules

From: Carlos O'Donell
Subject: Re: List posting rules
Date: Sun, 3 Nov 2019 16:04:44 -0500

On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 4:02 PM Alfred M. Szmidt <> wrote:
> No, or minimal moderation -- as has always been the case for GNU
> lists.  It is better to let a off-topic message through, and
> communicate to the user of the case than to reject it.  It is better
> to ask the person to use a kinder tone than to reject a message.
> Moderation is hard, it is annoying, but the general rule is to always
> let messages through.  Spending the extra effort in creating a kind
> environment, a hard, and long process, is a worth while goal -- even
> if that means sometimes accepting messages that might "break the
> rules"...

Yup, that's what we agreed to with Mike Gerwtiz and Brandon Invergo's
advice. I think it's the right way forward.


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