On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Ka-Ping Yee wrote:

> On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, zachary rosen wrote:
> > 1] Nodes should be able to vett the media in their repositories
> > 2] The central aggregator should be able to vett the media accessible in
> > the central repository.
> >
> > With the central solution [1] becomes hard if not impossible to
> > accomplish.  Either a) every node is responsible for sending an
> > admin to sign up and be given permission by the DMT to vet media
> > for their node on the central site.
> What's so hard?  In either case, a moderator opens her browser, logs
> into a site, browses the new media items, and rates them up or down.
> I'm going to stop talking about this for now and get back to coding.

What is hard is human nature. If we create a system in which communities
do not have a say in how their own sites are run - we bring on a whole
slew of political / social problems.  Nodes should be able to control
their own media repositories period - not DMT.


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