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Re: Moderator of the DEV-List

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 07:56:48 -0600

On Jan 19, 2010, at 7:34 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 4:23 AM, Edmund <edmund_at_belfordhk.com> wrote:
>> Karl Heinz Marbaise wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi there,
>>>
>>> after converting the list to .apache.org it seemed to me that my account
>>> for moderating the dev-list is lost ?
>>>
>>> Can i be dev-list moderator as before or not ?
>>>
>>
>> I don't think there is such a thing as a moderator on this or any
>> other subversion lists. Since one needs to (afaik) subscribe to the
>> list in order to post, the point of having a moderator has become
>> moot. I asked before when they did the whole migration on IRC,
>> and never got an answer.
>
> Users can post without being subscribed. Those are the messages that
> are moderated. I do not know how you configure the moderators. I
> think we need Greg Stein to add more people. Perhaps a ticket with
> ASF infrastructure would also do it, but I suspect it would need to
> come from someone like Greg or Hyrum.

I also think (but am not sure), that moderators need to be members of the project, in an ASF sense.

That being said, I haven't heard any complaints from current moderators about the workload, nor have I seen any ill-moderated mail come through, so I'm not entirely sure of the need for additional moderators at this point.

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-01-19 14:57:29 CET

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