Re: [govtrack] Need help moderating Q&A system
- There's no section exactly. Every bill page has a Q&A box, e.g.:
and there's a feed:
- Josh Tauberer
"Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation! Yields
falsehood when preceded by its quotation!" Achilles to
Tortoise (in "Godel, Escher, Bach" by Douglas Hofstadter)
Jessy Cowan-sharp wrote:
> silly question, but can you provide a link to the Q&A section? it's not
> obvious to me from the front page...
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 6:15 AM, Josh Tauberer <tauberer@...
> <mailto:tauberer@...>> wrote:
> Hi, folks.
> The bill Q&A system on GovTrack is getting lots and lots of submissions
> lately. 1400 submissions this month alone so far. It's starting to hit
> the limit of the time I can spend moderating it, which means I am not
> carefully reading the submissions anymore to make sure they don't
> violate some unstated standards that I would like to maintain
> (anonymity, non-inflammatory, good intentions, citations where
> appropriate, no all-caps writing, etc.).
> A good chunk of the submissions lately are noise --- complains about a
> gun control law that have little value on the Q&A system, which I
> moderate-out. I approve around 40% of the submissions.
> Suggestions? Volunteers to help? (Conceivably paid volunteers.)
> I have a long term vision that involves distributed moderation by
> volunteers that choose particular topic areas.
> - Josh Tauberer
> - GovTrack.us
> "Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation! Yields
> falsehood when preceded by its quotation!" Achilles to
> Tortoise (in "Godel, Escher, Bach" by Douglas Hofstadter)
> Jessy Cowan-Sharp
> quaternio.net <http://quaternio.net>