1997-02-11 - Re: Moderation experiment almost over; “put up or shut up”

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From: ichudov@algebra.com (Igor Chudov @ home)
To: stend@sten.tivoli.com (Firebeard)
Message Hash: c8cec8ef3d1cf4a81f152e73688c271cfa5fbebd3d2245d1dbff67ac2a753128
Message ID: <199702111921.NAA18078@manifold.algebra.com>
Reply To: <vpbu9r9tqj.fsf@grendel.tivoli.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-02-11 19:31:45 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 11:31:45 -0800 (PST)

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From: ichudov@algebra.com (Igor Chudov @ home)
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 11:31:45 -0800 (PST)
To: stend@sten.tivoli.com (Firebeard)
Subject: Re: Moderation experiment almost over; "put up or shut up"
In-Reply-To: <vpbu9r9tqj.fsf@grendel.tivoli.com>
Message-ID: <199702111921.NAA18078@manifold.algebra.com>
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i have already set up majordomo@algebra.com and cypherpunks@algebra.com 
and can join.


Firebeard wrote:
> >>>>> John Gilmore writes:
> JG> Sandy has agreed to continue moderation through the end of the
> JG> original 1-month experiment (through Feb 19).  And it's a good
> JG> thing, too, because the "cypherpunks community" had better get off
> JG> its whining butt in the next ten days, or it will no longer exist.
> [...]
> JG> This is a "put up or shut up" to the cypherpunks community.
> 	This appears to be as good a time as any to announce that I'm
> "putting up".  I've already taken steps, along with Jim Choate, to
> start a network of majordomos hosting a Cypherpunks mailing list.  I
> didn't intend to announce this until Jim and I had gotten the first
> pair of 'domos working properly, but this means that we'll need to
> speed things up.  Our intention is to have a set of majordomos which
> are intersubscribed to a cypherpunks list on each one, with measures
> taken to ensure that mail loops don't develop.  As the resulting
> mailing list from each 'domo will be identical, periodically
> (initially weekly), the subscriber lists of all of the participating
> majordomos will be compared, with any duplicate subscribers being
> removed from the 'domo(s) with the longest subscriber list.  There
> will be no filtering done of any mail to the collective list, although
> anyone interested in providing a filtered list will be welcome to
> subscribe to the list.  Anyone interested in joining the 'domo network
> with the conditions described (duplicate subscriber checking and no
> filtering) is welcome.
> 	John, I'd appreciate your permission to use your Cypherpunks
> welcome message as the basis for the welcome message of this new list.
> Also, while we will make every effort to have this new list available
> for subscriptions by Feb 20, I'd appreciate it if you could consider
> making the current list available for a short period longer if we
> encounter unanticipated difficulties.
> -- 
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> ObCDABait:      For she doted upon their paramours, whose flesh is as the
> flesh of asses, and whose issue is like the issue of horses.  [Eze 23:20]
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	- Igor.