Re: [DML] Changes to the DML.
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Re: [DML] Changes to the DML.



The spam was actually from a long time member who apparently had his email 
hijacked.  We'll probably see a bit more of that given the new approach.

 --
Mike




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From: Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Fri, October 21, 2011 9:09:59 AM
Subject: [DML] Changes to the DML.

  

I would request that "new members" be subject to message approval.  I see we 
already got one SPAM message yesterday...  But other than that, I think this is 
a good thing!

--- On Fri, 10/21/11, soma576 <lienan82@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: soma576 <lienan82@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [DML] Re: DMCH Open House - Haddad speech.
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Friday, October 21, 2011, 9:58 AM
> Stephen,
> 
> Mike is the head moderator, but perhaps I can chime in on
> his behalf.
> 
> We are experimenting with a real-time message delivery
> style.  Us moderators are in agreement that the
> one-by-one system was becoming a hinderance to the
> DML.  We are trying a more hands-off style, but rest
> assured, if things get out of hand such as way off-topic
> discussions, personal attacks, etc we will have to switch
> back.
> 
> As an 11 year-member of the DML (also more recently a
> moderator) and a member of DMCTalk, I think it's great that
> DeLorean owners and enthusiasts have a choice for
> discussion.  Some like the web-based experience with
> attached photos that DMCTalk offers (though it can also be
> like the wild west), while others prefer to get their
> messages to their email box (which some will argue is
> becoming arcane, but we all have our preferences).  One
> undeniable advantage to a web-experience is real-time
> posting of messages and the possiblity of a response seconds
> later.  Depending on a DML moderator's personal life,
> it can take much longer for a message to be posted, and even
> longer for a response.  This is a big reason why we
> would like to have a more real-time experience on the
> DML.  I'm sure you all will appreciate the convenience
> of that!
> 
> For those who still perfer the 'formality' of the DML, it
> would be a disservice to them if as moderators we continued
> a policy that effectively killed the group.  There are
> less and less posts every week, but it is hard to ignore the
> ocean of information in the DML archives.  It is a
> great resource for the community and perhaps we can breathe
> a little more life into this group by adopting a more
> hands-off approach.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Andy - one of the moderators
> VIN 11596 Fargo, ND
> 

 

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