[AusNOG] AusNOG list charter
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?
On 01/06/07, AusNOG <ano at ausnog.net> wrote:
> 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.
> (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 :-(
> Please don't :-)
> 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.
> 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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