[Balug-admin] Ugh! ... the announce list is NOT FOR JOB POSTINGS!!!

Larry Platzek larryp@inow.com
Tue Jun 13 00:32:56 PDT 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Rick Moen wrote:

> Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 23:12:49 -0700
> From: Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com>
> To: balug-admin@lists.balug.org
> Subject: Re: [Balug-admin] Ugh! ... the announce list is NOT FOR JOB
>     POSTINGS!!!
> I wrote:
>> Quoting Michael Paoli (Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu):
>>> Ugh! ... the announce list is NOT FOR JOB POSTINGS!!!
>> Because it's by nature supposed to be low-traffic, I'd _strongly_
>> suggest that the only way it can work is if the moderation flag gets set
>> for everyone except a small set of people trusted to post only genuinely
>> on-topic announcements.  (Other people could still post, but their
>> postings would be held for admin attention.)
> As noted separately (but I want to be clear in correcting my error),
> this is already the case.
> Those recent jobs postings on the announce list obviously were approved
> by a listadmin, probably Larry Platzek -- who has been doing essentially
> all the work of keeping the lists going, per my understanding.
No it was not me that approved the posting!
I do agree it was not the right thing to do!

> I tend to defer to the people who get the work done, all other things being
> equal.  ;->  (It's not the policy I'd personally choose, though.)
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Larry Platzek  larryp@inow.com

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