[R] R-help mailing list activity / R-not-help?
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 21:07:05 CET 2016
On 25/01/2016 2:45 PM, Oliver Keyes wrote:
> I disagree, and would argue that fails to take a systemic view of this
> kind of behaviour.
> If individual commentators are acerbic and are only privately
> reprimanded, from the perspective of everyone else it looks like the
> acerbic reply was A-OK. Someone said something unnecessarily hostile
> and the response was...nada. That creates an environment where there
> are no clear examples of what crosses a line and no clear expectation
> that moderation is even a thing that happens. Indeed, I was shocked to
> discover this list _was_ moderated precisely because all I see is
> people being mean and nothing much else happening.
Why would you bother to read it if that's all you see? I think there
are examples of posts here which are not at all helpful, and others
which are rude, but the majority are actually helpful (even some of the
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