[mythtv-users] Does mythtv-users have an official moderator?

raphy rpooser at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 14:27:54 UTC 2007

On 9/19/07, William Munson <william_munson at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Raphael wrote:
> > More often than not the sheer craziness of some of the discussions here
> > just causes me to read for entertainment value rather than actually join in.
> >
> > After seeing some of the insane posts these past couple of months, or
> > really I should say insane threads, I'm wondering about moderators. I've
> > seen some threads bring up the idea of "user moderation", which I think
> > is a bad idea in general, but that's just my opinion.
> >
> > Regardless, I'm really thinking right now, and official moderator might
> > not be a bad thing.... Meaning someone besides the official official
> > moderator which must be Isaac since he runs the list. As someone else
> > mentioned we probably wouldn't want to ask mythtv devs to take time away
> > from other projects to do that, unless they wanted to.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Raphael
> >
> Due to the volume of mail on this list user moderation is about the only
> option. Personally I just set up a rule to trashcan threads I find
> offensive. Luckily they are few and far between. This list is quite good
> at self-moderation.

Hmm I suppose that makes sense. There is a lot of user moderation
here, but at times I think there's also a mob mentality.... Not that
I've been offended by any of the threads, since I don't get into them
very often, but I could see how it must scare some people off. I guess
the list is already big enough anyway.


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