get rid of OT

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Thu Sep 29 20:05:38 UTC 2011

rikona wrote:
> Thursday, September 29, 2011, 10:03:50 AM, Pastor wrote:
>> On Thursday, September 29, 2011 8:20:41 am rikona wrote:
>>> When that is set up and running, each email in need of moderation
>>> would give the suggestion to move it to the OT **mailing** list [not
>>> forum], and include the subscribe info. At that point, any
>>> continuation could be moderated, since there is a *good* alternative.
>>> Is there NOBODY here willing to set up such a 'real' mailing list? I
>>> would think that with all the technical capabilities here, we would
>>> already have such a MAILING LIST.
>> Because it costs money, time, and effort and you already see the
>> reward for it is whining people who actually go out of their way to
>> see how may rules they can break.
> I'd suspect that a completely unrestricted list might be less trouble
> to maintain - no moderation at all. It will likely get VERY ugly, very
> fast, but that is often a self limiting process.

	Thick skin and a sense of humor helps with that.	

>>> This was done for Mandrake and worked very well. Why not here? This
>>> issue keeps coming up over, and over, and over...
>> Yes it does because people ALWAYS feed the trolls.
> Because right now, there is no good alternative [maybe], and people
> don't redirect folks to someplace else. If we do use moderation, which
> seems inevitable, the moderation could shift traffic to an actual OT
> list. Might be worth a try, and is MUCH better than getting this quite
> useful list shut down.

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