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From: "Ed Heral" <>
Subject: Re: [LO] is this a normal practice for a list owner?
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2003 22:40:30 -0500
As a listowner and reading the material for listowners, you should know this.
Assuming you are a listowner as I was under the understanding that only a listowner
could subscribe to listowners mailing list.
I have never been on a list where there is "democracy" and that includes mailing list
other than rootsweb mailing lists. There are guidelines that a listowner has to
follow. If they do not, the proper solution to this is to press the issue with the help
desk as rootsweb personnel are the ONLY ones who can force an admin to change
or be removed from being list administrator.
On 4 Aug 2003 at 22:22, acp wrote:
> >In a message dated 8/4/03 8:44:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> >>Also, is it common for a list owner to be openly biased towards a
> >>certain position or product, so that members are not allowed to post
> >>anything negative about the product (other than the list dedicated to those
> >I can only speak for one list owner that is that way and he's still list
> >owner, no matter how many complaints were filed against him. It's "his" list.
> Thanks for the reply. I've had some more via private mail and
> I really think my question has been answered definitively.
> The answer is -- yes. There is no such thing as democracy here.
> And these lists are not like the ones we old time computer people
> are used to. :-)
> The consensus seems to be -- either put up with the dictators
> or create your own list. ;-)
> Thanks for the info.
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