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Subject: Agreement

Author: Rolf Tueschen

Date: 01:19:06 07/08/03

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On July 07, 2003 at 19:23:20, alan palmer wrote:

>On July 07, 2003 at 04:47:34, Sune Fischer wrote:
>
>>On July 07, 2003 at 02:37:49, Christophe Theron wrote:
>>
>>>On July 06, 2003 at 15:49:50, Sune Fischer wrote:
>>>
>>>>On July 06, 2003 at 14:57:41, Andrei Fortuna wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>Can't you ban him from posting here ? I think it more or less breaks the first 3
>>>>>rules of the messages allowed here (see the FAQ) : his posts are not about
>>>>>computer chess, are abusive in nature and contain personal attacks on others.
>>>>>
>>>>>Of course he can create another account with another name but that kind of takes
>>>>>time and also I think his goal is to post that insulting posts under his name so
>>>>>you'll it's from him.
>>>>>
>>>>>Or don't ever respond to his posts. But this is hard to obey - when you're under
>>>>>public attack it's hard to stay put and not to defend (not to mention the
>>>>>prejudice that false claims make to your reputation).
>>>>>
>>>>>Isn't this the reason that CCC was created ? Because too many personal attacks
>>>>>were allowed on rgcc ?
>>>>>
>>>>>Andrei
>>>>
>>>>This place is moderated?
>>>>
>>>>I think we have moderators that don't moderate.
>>>>Pretty much everything seems allowed, flaming and obnoxios post are being posted
>>>>daily.
>>>>One problem is that some of these are regulars and "respected" as programmers.
>>>>
>>>>The moderators have no policy of their own, they never react without a
>>>>complaint. "Oh no complaints so it must be allowed" seems to be their motto.
>>>>
>>>>Of course nobody wants to be a whiner and complain, so the tone just escalates
>>>>and gets worse and worse.
>>>>
>>>>-just an observation-
>>>>
>>>>-S.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I think the policy of moderating as little as possible is OK.
>>>
>>>It has pretty well succeeded in avoiding real flame wars. It is not perfect but
>>>CCC is -in my opinion- reasonably quiet.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    Christophe
>>
>>
>>Probably because it takes two to start a real flame war.
>>Sometimes you do see one side of the debate flaming, and the other side showing
>>restraint.
>>
>>To tell you the truth I think moderation is okay in such cases, there is no
>>reason why one should put with being called and idiot and not respond in the
>>same tone. It is not easy to be civil when arguing with a savage.
>>
>>-S.
>
>Why doesn't everyone agree that no matter what he says we should ignore his
>posts - it may be difficult but I can assure you that if ignored long enough he
>will go away. Replies to him are like food, he will gulp them down and love
>every minute. Starve him - he will soon waste away. Its all a matter of minds
>games for him. Take aways his toys and he will die.
>
>Just a thought.
>
>Alan


I agree that all those who are too weak to play mind games should ignore my
elevated messages. Also all those who cant stand the heat and who want to twist
historical facts. So yes, you gave us a terrific thought. Let me post in peace
and you do your own work. Perhaps we can meet in some interdisciplinary debates
here in CCC, who knows... but do your homework properly!

Rolf



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