RFD: Make bionet.general moderated

Cornelius Krasel krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de
Fri Sep 27 06:27:50 EST 1996

Richard P. Grant (rpgrant at molbiol.ox.ac.uk) wrote:
> In article <52as0i$irm at winx03.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de>,
> krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de (Cornelius Krasel) writes:
> > bionet.general seems to get increased amounts of unsoliticed advertisement.
> > To avoid this (and to force people to advertise via net.bio.net) I propose
> > to make this newsgroup moderated.
> > 
> > I would volunteer for moderation. (At least around here b.general traffic
> > seems manageable.) (Disclaimer: I have never before moderated a newsgroup.)
> > 
> > Comments? (RFD means "Request for discussion".)
> Well, as long as you don't think it would just turn into bionet.announce#2.

Nope, at least that is not my intention. Just filter out all the "Make
Money Fast", "New Free Web Page" etc. junk.

The 'bot method that you described sounds interesting.


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