[Air-l] The Dire State of the AoIR List
sjones at uic.edu
Thu Mar 7 12:51:52 PST 2002
If I may chime in...
From time to time, particularly early on in AoIR's (short) history,
there's been discussion of whether the list should be moderated or
not, etc. Nothing uncommon, I think, we've all seen examples of what
can happen with lists.
In any event, my strong feeling has always been that the best lists
are self-organizing and self-sustaining. I would strongly prefer that
we refrain from filtering, making rules, etc., at the "executive"
level of AoIR, and allow the list to function as it will. Most of us,
probably all of us, already have means of filtering e-mails in
numerous ways. I would prefer to have AoIR neither sanction nor
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