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Re: Why do people in the UK put a u in the word color? IS THERE A MODERATOR FOR THIS LIST???

On Sat, 2006-04-22 at 20:35 +0100, Doofus wrote:
> Florian Kulzer wrote:
> >On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 18:34:34 +0100, Doofus wrote:
> >
> >>Florian Kulzer wrote:
> >
> >[...]
> >
> >Every message that was thenceforth posted to this particular thread was
> >artificially delayed for one day before it was redistributed via the
> >list. That made any sort of on-list discussion very awkward. It was
> >"don't continue with this topic" implemented as a policy against all
> >list subscribers, and it was a very effective measure. (The thread
> >stopped after four more messages.)
> >
> I've never heard of this being done anywhere before. I can't see why 
> Anand didn't just ignore the thread.

Exactly.  Skip over the thread.  Delete them from your email, Mark
As Read, whatever.  It's not that hard.

> Effectively it was as stated above: "I'm going to kill this discussion 
> because I personally dislike it".
> Censorship. Disgusting in almost any scenario, I think. So much more so 
> on a list associated with such an obsessively politically correct linux 
> distribution, who's list administrators perpetually bleat about the need 
> for "openness" and free one-sided access to all and sundry. Ergo, we're 

Small men with power is a dangerous thing, no matter what side of
the aisle you're on.

> in a situation where any worthless spamming toe-rag in the world can 
> hammer the debian list servers with anything he wants, but someone in 
> here for all the right reasons has his (unfortunately expletive) views 
> squashed because one of the listmasters takes umbrage with some of his 
> opinions. Not very good really, is it?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

The average girl would rather have beauty than brains because she
knows that the average man can see much better than he can think.
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