[KI-LC] Mail List Policy

Cahill, Conor P conor.p.cahill at intel.com
Mon May 25 04:53:20 PDT 2009


+1... I also believe that all users, regardless of status, should have 
the option of receiving real-time or digest delivery (their choice).

Conor

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lc-bounces at kantarainitiative.org [mailto:lc-
> bounces at kantarainitiative.org] On Behalf Of Trent Adams
> Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2009 2:19 PM
> To: Paul Madsen
> Cc: LC at kantarainitiative.org; Kantara Trustees (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [KI-LC] Mail List Policy
> 
> 
> I concur with Paul. Further, I have a feeling that any tweaking of
> delivery options will be perceived as trying to control the message.
> 
> ---
> J Trent Adams
> =jtrentadams
> 
> On May 22, 2009, at 7:09 PM, Paul Madsen <paulmadsen at rogers.com> wrote:
> 
> > my interpretation of the primary goal for any such email policy is
> > to prevent IP contamination - this possible if (mere) subscribers
> > were able to post to the list.
> >
> > If that is indeed the case, why differentiate between levels of read
> > access by distinguishing between real time & digest? Surely it's
> > immaterial to the primary goal?
> >
> > paul
> >
> > Brett McDowell wrote:
> >> Forgive the cross-post (if you are one of the lucky folks who are
> >> subscribed to both of these lists).  I'm sending this to both lists
> >> because the Board of Trustees assigned an action item to me to work
> >> on a Mail List Policy, and on the Leadership Council meeting today
> >> they shared their opinions and also made it clear they wanted to be
> >> a part of this process.  One LC member actually felt this should be
> >> in the Operating Procedures vs. a stand-alone policy.  So, that's
> >> why I'm copying both.
> >>
> >> This is more of an introduction.  Joni is going to circulate the
> >> first draft of the policy next week.  I'm just going to introduce
> >> what I believe is the fundamental topic for debate, and perhaps
> >> Joni should hold off until this issue is debated a bit more via
> >> email.
> >>
> >> The only issue I've heard in my talks with BoT and LC that might
> >> fall short of a consensus, is the issue of whether subscribers (who
> >> are not members of a group) get an option to receive every email,
> >> or only a daily digest of email.  That's it.  Everybody agrees with
> >> every other aspect of the policy as discussed in the two calls.
> >>
> >> Perhaps we should begin simply by asking someone to clarify why
> >> they believe non-member subscribers should receive each email in
> >> real-time even though their responses are moderated (i.e., they
> >> cannot send to the list unless they are participants in the group
> >> so why trigger that Pavlovian trigger to attempt a response).
> >> That's just my suggestion for where to start the email discussion,
> >> if you'd rather choose a different starting point, simply chime in.
> >>
> >> Kind Regards,
> >>
> >> Brett McDowell | +1.413.652.1248 | http://info.brettmcdowell.com
> >>
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