[Python-ideas] Moving to another forum system where moderation is possible

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Sep 20 10:33:16 EDT 2018

On 09/20/2018 07:23 AM, Oleg Broytman wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 09:05:33AM -0400, Mark E. Haase wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:09 AM Oleg Broytman wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 01:46:10PM +0400, Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer wrote:

>>>> i miss a +1 button
>>>     It's absence is a big advantage. We're not a social network with
>>> "likes". We don't need a bunch of argumentless "voting"
>> It's difficult to keep track of all these disparate, unstructured votes
>     There is no need to track them.
>> GitHub added +1 and -1 buttons
>     GitHub is a social network so it's natural for them to add "likes".
>> (If I could have +1'ed Abdur-Rahmaan's e-mail, I wouldn't have written this
>> response.)
>     That message was rather bad in my not so humble opinion -- it was
> just "I want my +1 button" without any argument. Your message is much
> better as it have arguments. See, the absence of the button work!
>     We're proposing and *discussing* things here not "likes" each other.
> Write your arguments or be silent.

The number of people who have the same argument is also a factor.  I would rather have the argument once with 15 +1s 
than 16 posts all saying the same thing.  A "like" on an argument means "I agree" -- which is valuable information to have.


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