[Air-l] Air-list

radhika gajjala radhika at cyberdiva.org
Wed Sep 13 16:02:23 PDT 2006

I would tend to agree with you


(who now feels like a list grand-mom ;-))

>No,  the air-l list never was like that.  Steve's software wasn't set 
>for that either.  i was always pretty much adamantly against doing 
>something like this :)    I still am, but now I don't make the 
>arguments in regards to list management.   I can see both sides of 
>having limited numbers of posts, but I'd rather have those people who 
>our enthusiastic be able to convey that, and learn when... enthusiasm 
>goes a bit too far through gentle prodding, or more serious measures 
>if it goes beyond enthusiasm.
>Having been a listmom for quire some time,  I think that in regards 
>to list behavior, people should get appropriate hints, and when hints 
>fail, they should be warned by list management and when warnings are 
>insufficient, they should have a forced break, of 2 weeks where they 
>can't post, and then if they continue after a 2 weeks break, then 
>they should be removed.  That would be what i would currently argue for.
>On Sep 13, 2006, at 6:15 PM, radhika gajjala wrote:
>>  I'm not sure (I dont remember if) if air was ever programmed for this
>>  or not - but I remember when I was running the postcolonial list - we
>>  configured it so that after three posts in a span of 24 hours - a
>>  member's post was automatically sent back.
>>  r
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