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Re: Bug#514039: please make debian-edu@l.d.o moderated

On Wed, 04 Feb 2009, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Threads with complaints about too much backscatter:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2009/01/msg00122.html
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2009/02/msg00005.html
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2009/01/msg00152.html
> Announcement to ask to turn the list into a moderated one, giving time to 
> object: (noone did object)
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2009/02/msg00015.html

Since the major problem seems to be backscatter, we can pretty easily
more rules to handle most of it.

I personally don't subscribe to debian-edu@l.d.o, so I haven't been
paying attention to it or its issues, but rules to address the
backscatter problem are definetly accepted. [And if no one bothers to
do so, I'll try to take a look at the previous month's collection of
messages and try to put rules in place to fix the majority of the

That said, if the subscribers to debian-edu@l.d.o actually want to
make it moderated and enough active people are willing to moderate, I
don't have a problem with it becoming moderated. [I just know that
keeping moderated lists moderated requires a fair bit of effort.]

Don Armstrong

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