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Subject: Re: I resign the Post as Moderator.

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 17:08:16 07/22/99

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On July 22, 1999 at 19:45:22, Mark Young wrote:

>On July 22, 1999 at 19:23:41, Bruce Moreland wrote:
>>On July 22, 1999 at 18:18:22, Terry Presgrove wrote:
>>> It seems to me that if moderators have the authority to delete other
>>> moderator's posts that this is a formula for disaster! What would have
>>> prevented Fernando from deleting yours?
>>Nothing except sanity.
>>You would think that if moderators delete posts for no reason, that someone will
>>figure it out and stop them.  I had a reason for deleting that post, there were
>>no posts of mine that needed deleting.
>The problem is this is only your view right or wrong..., you are one moderator.
>We voted for three moderators. If one moderator can take opon himself to delete
>posts without the consent of at least one other moderator. Then what is the
>point in voting for 3 moderators. If your view is the only one that matters then
>I guess the other moderator sould resign now, because he also has no say in what
>and what is not deleted.

Deleting posts is different from deleting people or establishing major policy.
This happened at 11:00 P.M. eastern.  I deleted the post rather than send email
and go to bed.  I figured that by this morning I'd have several angry emails in
my inbox.

The post was clearly off topic, and it was clearly going to cause a needless

Nobody would have known about this if Fernando had chosen to work this out via
email rather than self-immolating in the  middle of an interesection.


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