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Re: Moderator of the DEV-List

From: Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 06:02:03 -0800 (PST)

----- Original Message ----

> From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
> To: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
> Cc: Edmund <edmund_at_belfordhk.com>; Subversion Dev <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
> Sent: Tue, January 19, 2010 8:56:48 AM
> Subject: Re: Moderator of the DEV-List
>
>
> On Jan 19, 2010, at 7:34 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 4:23 AM, Edmund 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.

Not necessarily. We tend to be more exclusive when it comes to moderating
non-public project lists like security@ or private@, but less so when it comes
to public mailing lists.

> 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.

At this moment Greg is the only moderator for dev_at_subversion. Can't hurt for
there to be 2-3 more volunteers for that.

      
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