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>; "email@example.com" < > firstname.lastname@example.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 > > > -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: users+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted