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Subject: Re: I resign the Post as Moderator.

Author: Bruce Moreland

Date: 18:25:46 07/22/99

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On July 22, 1999 at 20:22:18, Mark Young wrote:

>On July 22, 1999 at 20:12:33, Bruce Moreland wrote:
>>On July 22, 1999 at 19:28:18, Mark Young wrote:
>>>I never did understand the moderation representation on CCC. We vote for three
>>>moderators, but instead of having two of the three moderators agreeing to delete
>>>a post, we have three three kings that do as they will when they see a post they
>>>think should be deleted. This approach kills the representation of the mass of
>>>CCC. Not a very logical way to represent the voters.
>>>Under the circumstances of how the moderators represent the voters I understand
>>>and agree with your reasons for resigning. As it stands now if one moderator can
>>>delete posts at will without the consent of at least one other moderator, this
>>>leave you unable to represent your position and view as moderator that you ran
>>>and were elected on by the voters of CCC to represent.
>>It depends upon how you see the job of moderator.  I view post deletion as a
>>police function, mainly.  You wouldn't expect the cops to get together and vote
>>before they arrested someone, would you?
>Bruce you are not cops, cops don’t decide if a person gets the death
>sentence(the deletion of a post or thread) You are three judges, and jurors .

I should have known the cop analogy would stir you up, even though I tried to
limit it couldn't be turned into something out of Judge Dredd.  Stuff happens
here 24 hours per day.  Sometimes a bad thread gets started and needs to be
stopped before people see it and start shrieking.


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