Correction: "Invited users only" does have a moderation requirement, but I expect it is not the kind that requires daily interruption.
On 12/14/21 1:28 PM, Sage Gerard wrote: > All, > > I've gained administrative privileges over this list to address the spammer. > I want to hear from others before I touch anything. > > The spams continues because moderation is outright disabled for the list. Our > other choices are to apply moderation to non-group members only, or everybody. > > I cannot select the former because it does nothing for us; the list is > configured to allow anyone to join the group. I cannot easily select the > latter because it means accepting moderation overhead, when the community is > already moving to Discourse. > > I've been informed that an invite-only approach might not be appropriate, but > without moderation, the only option I see is to change the privacy settings. > Here are the choices Google gives us. > > - Invited users only > - Anyone on the web can join > - Anyone on the web can ask > > I lean toward "Invited users only" because it's the only option that does not > carry a moderation requirement, which seems prudent given the state of the > community. Assuming that I can give vetted, participating members power to > invite, a path to revival for the mailing list exists without burdening the > Discourse migration. > > Comments welcome, but note that I do not know the chain of command. If it > comes down to my judgement, please let me know. > > Thanks, > ~slg -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/racket-users/78c6a5e1-65dd-12c0-ace8-c7720e6894f4%40sagegerard.com.