Thank you for these very kind words; I feel quite honored.


On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 3:31 PM, Tom Davies <tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

Hi :)
> Anne is;
> 1.   familiar with the list so she knows the volume of traffic to expect
> 2.   able to keep up with the traffic very well
>
> 3.   seems to enjoy being here
> 4.   probably ready to take on new challenges
>
> Vaishnav is a recent arrival who looks like being well on his way to the
> devs list.  Being a moderator there might help him become more familiar
> with some of the issues there.  if the devs list doesn't need moderating
> then i apologise for not realising it's treated so differently from all the
> other lists.
>
> I am sure we have all been new and keen at projects and then rapidly
> realised we've taken on too much and had to back out and then felt guilty
> about that or felt like never having anything to do with them ever again.
> Some call it "burn out".  From what i have seen so far i'd like to see
> Vaishnav stick around a long while and not suffer burn out too quickly.
> There are factors he might not be aware of and it felt unfair to expect him
> to jump in without knowing things we thoroughly grok through having been
> here more than a day.
>
>
> Not all of us here can write code or do a patch.  The closest we get is
> writing macros and even that is waaay beyond most of us.  Should we
> encourage him to build on his talents and mix with like-minded people or
> chain him down here with commitments to this list?
>
>
> It's up to him of course
>
> Regards from
>
> Tom :)
>
>
>
>
>
> >
> > From: Sigrid Carrera <sigrid.carr...@gmail.com>
> >To: Tom Davies <tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk>
> >Cc: RD Vaishnav <vaishnav...@gmail.com>; "flo...@documentfoundation.org"
> <flo...@documentfoundation.org>; "users@global.libreoffice.org" <
> users@global.libreoffice.org>
> >Sent: Saturday, 4 May 2013, 19:35
> >Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Seeking for list moderators
> >
> >
> >
> >Hi Tom,
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >On 4 May 2013 18:47, Tom Davies <tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> >Hi :)
> >>That is a very generous offer but i suspect you would have more fun and
> be more useful in other areas of the project!!
> >>
> >
> >
> >That is your opinion. But I think it is very arrogant of you to decide
> for someone else, where he would have more fun. Also discouraging someone
> from a job that he's willing to take on, is counter-productive.
> >
> >
> >>
> >>You are new to the project and really should keep your options open for
> a bit longer.  Perhaps just become  more familiar with the types of posts
> that do get to this list.  It's an extremely high-traffic list so it's
> going to need a LOT of people.  For the project as a whole i think it would
> be better if you could be a moderator for the Devs Mailing List, not the
> Users List!
> >>
> >
> >
> >How do you come to this conclusion? What makes you think, that he would
> be a good moderator for the dev list (which isn't even in our
> infrastructure) but not for the users list?
> >
> >
> >>
> >>On the other hand i think Anne and others that have been here a while
> would be perfect for this list
> >>
> >
> >
> >What makes Anne perfect for this list? I have a very hard time reading
> (and understanding) her posts. But I would never say, that she is (or is
> not) perfect for the moderator job. How you write your posts has nothing to
> do with moderating a message. It is either accepting or rejecting an email
> from someone else for the list. And being able to figure out, if an email
> is spam or not (everything that comes from *mail.ru often is).
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >Honestly, I was put off by your reply to RD Vaishnav's generous offer. We
> do need more moderators on the different lists...
> >
> >
> >Sigrid
> >
>

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