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Re: [ga] Proposal for mailing list policy

here !  here !
----- Original Message -----
From: Alex Kamantauskas <alexk@tugger.net>
To: Karl Auerbach <karl@CaveBear.com>
Cc: <ga@dnso.org>
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2000 9:40 AM
Subject: Re: [ga] Proposal for mailing list policy

> >> No.  You wish to wallow in the childish and disruptive behavior of
> >> things like the so-called jeff williams multiple-personality disorder
> >> and I do not.
> >
> > If you don't like somebody's postings then you can filter them yourself.
> >
> > What you are doing is imposing your censorship on others.
> >
> > You have the power to keep Jeff W. and Joe B. out of your mailbox.  If
> > need the procmail filters to do this, just ask, several of us have 'em.
> >
>  I have to step in and agree here.  The only reason that I ever even see a
>  single word posted by Baptista or Williams is in the responses that
>  people are posting back to them.  Ironically, these are also the people
>  that seem to want to censor the list to stop the disruptive behavior.
>  So far I've been reading a one-sided conversation between Harald and
>  Baptista about "straight" answers ("one-sided" in that I only see
>  Harald's responses to the !Dr).  It's fascinating, but I question why the
>  conversation is taking place at all?  Are you not participating in the
>  disruption?  Please take no offense, I'm not attempting to imply that you
>  are intending to disrupt the list.
> > You fail to use the tools that have been provided and, instead, want to
> > impose your choices on the rest of us.
>  Why can't there be two (or more) lists?  The uncensored list, which would
>  be the "official" record, and a "filtered" list (or more than one), where
>  everyone who uses that list agrees to the filter rules *by the very act
>  of subscribing to the list*.  That way you can have a Williams/Baptista
>  free list for those who don't wish to use personal filters, and an open
>  list for those of us who choose to filter using to our own particular
>  idiosyncracies (which may or may not be the same as general opinion).
>  Just set these up, and let's get the ball rolling.  It's done with IETF,
>  it works.
> --
> Alex Kamantauskas
> alexk@tugger.net