Re: [DML] Moderation, yes or no? (was: Re: Limit users.)
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Re: [DML] Moderation, yes or no? (was: Re: Limit users.)



I read email on my phone.  I don't have time for the Web interface.

I will vote for moderation.

Kevin abato
On Mar 21, 2012 4:07 PM, "content22207" <brobertson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> No "Delete" button (no "Edit" button either) -- one of the limitations of
> an early model message service.
>
> Speaking of which: Re: using the Yahoo interface as a more contemporary
> way to read the DML: forgot to mention that the Yahoo interface also gives
> you access to photo albums and other uploaded files (PDF, .doc, .xls, etc).
> You have to be a registered Yahoo user to see these files BTW (if you link
> to them in a DML post, only DML readers who are also Yahoo users will be
> able to open your link).
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
>
>
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Michael Griese <mike.griese@...> wrote:
> >
> > I am not displeased.
> >
> > The thing to remember is the rules for the list.  It is about the car,
> the man
> > and the company.  Bill talking about putting carburetors on his car or
> any other
> > modification does not break any of the site rules.  It's when the
> discussion
> > disintegrates into personalities is when we start to run into problems
> with the
> > rules.
> >
> >
> > As far as moderation goes, I get about the same number of complaints
> about a
> > moderated list as an unmoderated one.  Towards the end of the moderated
> phase,
> > the list was not seeing much traffic and discussion continuity was
> suffering.
> > And quite frankly, there wasn't enough traffic to keep the moderators
> engaged,
> > so the delays between when a post was submitted and when it went through
> was
> > unpredictable and lengthy.  The ratio of post that went through was
> almost 100%,
> > so all the moderating team was doing was adding delay.
> >
> > Unmoderated we have a lot more traffic, but we also seem to have a lot
> more
> > noise.  A lot of the noise is down to the fact that responses go through
> > immediately and we wind up with bursty behavior.  The funny thing is,
> the level
> > of noise and the rate of posting is completely up to the participants.
> >
> >
> > Let's try an experiment.  Pretty much everyone involved with the list
> recently
> > has been around a long time and should have a darned good idea of what
> content
> > in a post would pass moderation and what would not.  How about, for the
> next
> > couple of weeks, everyone puts on their moderator hat and takes a good
> look at
> > what they are writing before pressing send.  If there is any question in
> your
> > mind - fix it or click delete.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: James Espey <james@...>
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Sent: Wed, March 21, 2012 2:21:55 PM
> > Subject: [DML] Moderation, yes or no? (was: Re: Limit users.)
> >
> >
> > Mike, are you pleased with the results?
> >
> > What about everyone else?
> >
> > I started a poll â?" your choice will be kept anonymous. Poll will close
> and
> > results made public April 4th.
> >
> > http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/surveys?id=3093782
> >
> > James
> >
> > From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of
> > Michael Griese
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:02 PM
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [DML] Re: Limit Users.
> >
> > Not quite. This forum had always been moderated from the beginning. It
> went
> > unmoderated the first time just recently.
> >
> > --
> > Mike
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
>
>
>
>
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