[AusNOG] AusNOG list charter

Phillip Grasso phillip.grasso at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 07:09:46 EST 2007


Is AusNog an organisation or purely a mailing-list?
how much independance does the list have? to stir the pot; say for instance
if we wanted to discuss setting up an independant IX? is there any
commerical entities that we cannot critize, e.g. list owner?

Best Regards

On 01/06/07, AusNOG <ano at ausnog.net> wrote:
>   [ausnog.png]
>                                 List charter:
>   The AusNOG mailing list has been established to provide a forum for
>   the exchange of technical information, the discussion of specific
>   implementation issues that require cooperation among network service
>   providers, the discussion of operational issues, and the discussion of
>   technical issues directly relating to the internet service provision
>   and telecommunications industry.
>   This is NOT a forum for journalists to pick up leads, sales people to
>   sell things, or end-users to pester their ISP. Such behaviour will not
>   be tolerated (see "Moderation" below).
>   Professional respect:
>   As a list subscriber, you are required to respect the opinion of
>   others, even if you disagree with it. Healthy debate on a topic is
>   good, however personal attacks or flaming will not be tolerated.
>   It would be worthwhile for new list subscribers to become familiar
>   with the posters on the list before jumping in. Some of the guys here
>   are experts in their field and have spent years building large-scale
>   networks. Their experience is a resource to be valued.
>   Remember that when you post mail to the AusNOG mailing list, your post
>   will be received by hundreds, or even thousands, or your current and
>   potential peers, customers, suppliers and employers. Think before
>   posting . you don't want to look foolish in front of these people as
>   these are the very people you may need to ask for a job, or a favour,
>   one day. The list is also publically archived.
>   We ask that list subscribers refrain from using derogatory language,
>   both towards individuals, and towards companies or products.
>   Posting:
>   (a) Don't quote 50 lines of text and add one line to it. Quote what is
>   necessary to maintain context, but don't overdo it;
>   (b) Keep your signatures and disclaimers short. It's no fun seeing
>   signatures that are longer than your posts :-)
>   (c) Do not cross-post to multiple lists;
>   (d) Please don't post in HTML format - it tends to annoy people who
>   read with text mode clients :-(
>   Attachments:
>   Please don't :-)
>   Autoresponders:
>   Please make sure that if you do use an autoresponder, it's configured
>   to not autorespond to list e-mail. If it does, your list membership
>   will, in all probability, be suspended until it's fixed.
>   Moderation:
>   The AusNOG mailing list is reactively moderated - that is to say that
>   posts will be delivered to members immediately, but if the moderators
>   see the list being abused the abuser(s) will be asked to refrain from
>   their activities. If the abuser(s) does not cease, their list
>   subscription will be set to moderated mode, requiring all future posts
>   to be moderator approved. Further inappropriate activity may result in
>   the list member being removed.
>   Moderators will be appointed by the list operators in due course.
>   Moderators will be selected from the list membership, and will be
>   listed on this page.
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