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Re: Should mailing list bans be published?

On Sun, 27 Oct 2013, Charles Plessy wrote:

> Le Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 10:46:41AM -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> > 
> > What do the rest of you think?
> Given how arbitrarly other bans have been proposed, I think that the outcome
> should stay private unless the banned person wishes so.  This will also reduce
> the pressure on the listmasters, by reducing the consequences of giving unequal
> treatments to people.  Why not making the list readable on a machine open to
> the Debian Developers only ?
> In parallel, I think that we need some technical or social pressure for
> limiting to 1 or 2 messages a day each individual contribution to long threads.
That is nonsense. There will always be people that have to write more mails
to a thread. For example the maintainer of a discussed software, dpl, or the
ctte member. And so on. Such a general limitation just won't work.


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