Re: [mythsoc] From the Council of Stewards
>It also clearly states that anyone continuing to disobey the rules
>I don't read it that way. It seems to me that anyone exceeding the 5 post
>a day limit will be placed on moderated status, not just for the rest of
>that day, but "permanently". Some clarification might be in order.
(that is, post more than 5 messages per day) will be banned.
It also does not define what a day is. Any 24 hour period?
The 24 period starting at midnight GMT ?
Can I post 5 messages at 11:59 PM PST and another 5 at 12:01 AM PST?
Inquiring minds want to know.
It is very bizarre to me that those who post on this list most frequently
(not me!) and clearly enjoy participating in it apparently were not consulted
about these rules.
- Hi Bill how's the coffee? Mine's not so great lately.
Yes, I would like to see more about other authors. I do love Tolkien,
honestly the man was a genius, but I want to hear more about today too.
And I especially want to know who else reads Kazantzakis, or knows people
who do. I am behind in my reading, but he's one of my favorites, and I'd
really like some insights.
Do you know that there are rats with curly coats? I have never seen one.
Do you think they would have better insulation when they had to swim away
from the ship?
Elizabeth Apgar Triano
amor vincit omnia
> [Original Message]about
> From: Bill West <lunacy2@...>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Date: 5/11/2005 2:31:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythsoc] From the Council of Stewards
> In the interest of full disclosure, let me say upfront that I am
> co-moderator of the
> other list with Lizzie.
> This might be rambling. I slept in late and my first cup of coffee
> hasn't quite
> taken hold as yet. Apologies in advance.
> While I am not one of the listmembers who has written Joan privately
> the list, I have expressed similiar opinions in posts here. I wasn'ttheir
> how many others might feel the same way until folks began joining the
> List. There's a lot of people on this list who never post and while I'm
> sure there's
> many who are see no problem, I'm equally sure there are others who do
> prefer not to voice it and deal with the fall out after.
> For example, those who've written Joan offlist have been labeled
> It makes them sound like sailors downbelow decks plotting mutiny.
> Why should anyone who raises a legitmate concern about the tone and
> of the list be stuck with such a label?
> It points to the reason why they took it in private to Joan.
> I think I've been on this list three or four years now, and for the
> most part,
> it's usually the same group of about a dozen folks involved in the
> I know from being on other lists that not everyone on a mail list
> but I would have thought I'd see some others out of 310 members
> over a three or four year span. A good portion of them most likely simply
> agree with the opinions the others expressed and see no reason to add
> And others..and I readily concede they may be few...might not agree but
> don't speak because they've seen how some others who've advanced an
> idea contrary to the active group are sometimes treated.
> The other list was started after the last go round over Lewis
> because it became
> exactly that..a go-round..with the tone becoming..umm..shall we
> say...acidic? Liz
> and I emailed back and forth about it and then started the Disaffected
> list as a place
> where some of the issues raised here could be continued a bit more
> civily and other
> authors outside of the Inklings could be discussed. We hope people will
> feel able to
> raise any issue for spirited debate without fear of unkind commentary.
> Now..all that being said..
> I must disagree respectfully with the proposed Rule change. I'm a
> I deal in ideas. Limiting how many posts a person can make a day (except
> cases of abuse, such as flooding or spamming) seems a form of censorship.I
> think that Joan has done a great job and I trust her to continue to do so
> without the imposing of any barriers to the flow of ideas.
> I know I have more to say but that first cup of coffee has come and
> and I think I'm going to go make another.