[discuss] limitation of mails per day?

Stephane Van Gelder Consulting svg at stephanevangelder.com
Mon Jan 6 09:32:25 UTC 2014


Your suggestions make perfect sense, thanks.

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On 5 January 2014 11:39, Adiel Akplogan <adiel at afrinic.net> wrote:

> Hello All,
> To prevent this thread to become one of the things we want to avoid, I
> would like to conclude the discussion saying that that idea of limitation
> does not fly and there has been interesting valid arguments showing that
> the side effect of such limitation to posts may be more detrimental to the
> discussions, the substance and /1net spirit globally.
> So can I offer these few suggestions going forward:
> 1. We all use our good judgment to be concise and direct/precise as much
> as possible on topics we are contributing to.
> 2. We all make effort to create new subjects line when a topic starts
> drifting to something irrelevant to the original subject of a thread.
> 3. We will try to organise ourselves to provide some regular stats and
> summary of the discussions, highlighting key topics to allow some further
> focus discussion where needed.
> Globally I think we are seeing some interesting and substantial multi
> perspective discussions on the list. Let keep the spirit while evolving to
> a process that will provide more concrete outputs.
> Let move on and close this topic for now.
> Thank you all for you inputs.
> - a.
> On 2014-01-03, at 13:16 PM, Adiel Akplogan <adiel at afrinic.net> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > In one of the thread there was a suggestion to limit the number of mails
> per day per person to make it easy for everyone to follow and prevent few
> and same people to overload the mailing list (the number of 4 was suggested
> but that is disputable). I know some will jump that it is will be breach to
> freedom of expression :-) (which in fact will be somehow true), but frankly
> it is becoming not easy to keep track of everything posted on the list. (I
> have to catchup with 300+ emails after few days off) Can_we/should_we do
> anything at all about that? Thoughts?
> >
> > - a.
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