Moderator vs listserv
- Paul wrote:
> My position is that I can do the moderator job and I'll do an OK jobI am currently willing to be a moderator for the list. I don't know what a
> at it, but I have always liked the idea that the SIG-L was not run by
> me (after all, I run SIG itself). Having another person in charge of
> the listserv helps to provide some variety. Ideally, if I'm going to
> be the moderator, I'd like to train a deputy and have them transition
> into the role of running the listserv in the future. So, if someone
> (like Su?) is willing to help for now, that would be great.
listserv does, so I don't want to commit to something that I can not do or
don't have time for... could you explain some more?
- A listserv is what this discussion group is. When I said "running
the listserv," I meant moderating.
Sorry for the confusion.
As for the responsibilities, Yana could probably comment more fully,
but basically it involves approving/not approving messages from
people on moderated status, watching over the discussions to make
sure that things stay civil, keeping an eye of the "bounce" list to
see if messages to a particular email are being returned, and other
sorts of maintenance issues.
When you said that you are willing to be a moderator, what did you
have in mind? Did it include these sorts of tasks or did you mean
At 11:18 AM 2/10/2007, you wrote:
>I am currently willing to be a moderator for the list. I don't know what a
>listserv does, so I don't want to commit to something that I can not do or
>don't have time for... could you explain some more?
- Paul wrote:
> A listserv is what this discussion group is. When I said "runningI'm good! (See, use a new buzzword like 'listserv' and I get
> the listserv," I meant moderating.
> Sorry for the confusion.
confused, use 'moderator' like Yahoogroups uses and I'm okay! ;-P)
I've been the owner/moderator on several other Yahoo lists.
You can count me in,