[ADMIN] Additional moderator(s) sought for ubuntu-users list
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Tue Sep 27 18:25:10 UTC 2011
Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> Uh, oh, looks like this list's days are numbered, too, just like
> Sounder's were.
No, I don't think it is. It's quite inarguable, I think, that the need
for moderation is a result of the closing of -sounder, but this would
be more the beginning of a revival of this list than its end.
It's been a distinctly less useful resource since the loss of an
off-topic alternative, and I'd really appreciate it returning to being
> Why not just let people be people as long as there's no personal
> abuse going on?
Because this is a list with a fairly narrow focus - Ubuntu technical
support. The absence of an off-topic alternative hardly condones the
use of this list as one and I'd very much appreciate efforts to keep it
much more on-topic, and therefore worth actually reading.
Even if the off-topic discussion didn't have such a negative impact on
the content of the list, it's still patently not what people come here
for, given that nowhere does it say that this is the place for such
> What /are/ you Ubuntu Community Council folks so very afraid of?
I think the initial fear was that there was some inappropriate
discussion going on on -sounder, and the current fear is that this list
will return to its former state of being all but useless for genuine
> Oh, wait, Ubuntu is the Linux for Human Beings except for you and you
Nobody's stopping anyone using it. This is just an attempt to make a
technical support list be a technical support list.
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