[extropy-chat] zapping clueless newbies

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Mar 5 07:43:13 UTC 2007

On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 01:44:46PM +1100, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:

>    How does moderation work on this list? My first few posts were
>    held pending approval but now they all seem to get through.

All new users (including old users, who've unsubscribed, and resubscribed)
are by default on moderation. The mod flag is removed as soon as the
person posts a first worthwhile post. The flag is reinstated, if the
person begins or participates in a high-noise thread.

Because of some recent complaints about people being stuck in moderation
queue forever, I decided to give this newcomer a chance, despite better
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