1997-01-07 - Re: Moderation

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
To: “Thaddeus J. Beier” <thad@hammerhead.com>
Message Hash: fef07f0bb04783baebad2e3b94bc64d1e0b1432ef1e70a562a9e1d94a4b25b6e
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Reply To: <199701070055.QAA11918@hammerhead.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-01-07 07:31:05 UTC
Raw Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 23:31:05 -0800 (PST)

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From: Dale Thorn <dthorn@gte.net>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 23:31:05 -0800 (PST)
To: "Thaddeus J. Beier" <thad@hammerhead.com>
Subject: Re: Moderation
In-Reply-To: <199701070055.QAA11918@hammerhead.com>
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Thaddeus J. Beier wrote:
> I think that this is a completely fabulous idea, an commend John and
> Sandy for doing this.  Let me add my own suggestion.
> This will fail if flames migrate from cypherpunks-flames to cypherpunks,
> I would attempt to prohibit threads that only exist in cypherpunks-flames
> being continued into the moderated list.  This'll be hard to do, Sandy,
> I know, but if you could think of a way to do this, I think that your
> experiment is more likely to succeed.
> Phrases like "As I said in the letter that only got sent to
> cypherpunks-flames" should cause the whole article to be yanked, IMHO.

Ooh, the iron boot is descending fast. (Better just yank 'em all, huh?)