Re: Voting on messages: a way to resolve the mailing list problems
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> To reiterate my point from IRC Friday, I don't think the described
> system is at all useful *unless* we agree on a means by which strong
> community disapproval of the poster's mails has consequences for
> that person's posting privileges. I think by this point, the people
> whose mails I disapprove of know it ;), so what's the benefit to me
> in spending time ranking their mails in a system that's advisory?
As I understand the original proposal posted here, one benefit is that
such expressions of disapproval are moved out of band. Another is that
they are automatically aggregated for reference.
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