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Re: [Admin] use of email addresses

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 10:55:45 +0100
To: Ian Davis <ian.davis@talis.com>
Cc: <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6d85e898fd85221c54a143bea3fbd755@w3.org>

On Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:51:46 +0100, Ian Davis wrote:
> I think the "some mails from bona fide group members who use a
> different email address" is referring to me :)

If it makes you feel any better: not only:-)


> My mobile client is set
> up with the wrong alias so apologies for not changing it sooner.
> However, upon dereferencing both forms of my email address you can
> determine they do in fact identify the same resource :)
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:09 AM, Ivan Herman  wrote:
>> A specific admin issue on the usage of the mailing list...
>> The way our mailing list has been set up (we can discuss whether
>> we want a change, but that is a different issue) is
>> that only people on the Working Group can send mail to the list
>> (though the archives are free) and, moreover, only
>> with the email address that is bound to their W3C account. All
>> other mails end up in a moderator queue which means, in
>> practice, I have to redirect those mails to the mailing list to
>> give it an authorization. I can do that easily from my
>> usual mail client but, for example, the smtp ports are closed in
>> the hotel right now, I can only use webmail that does
>> not have that feature. So this has to be done later.
>> A typical example is that Jeremy sent a mail to the I18N people
>> (Addison, Martin) who all make a global reply and
>> their mails end up on the moderator queue (there are some right
>> now, I hope I handle that once I am at the BBC). Hence
>> the lateness of some of their responses. But there are also some
>> mails from bona fide group members who use a
>> different email address.
>> I am o.k. if we decide a change in the mailing list set up policy
>> but, until this is done, please do not forget this
>> issue. I may not always be around to handle the moderation
>> queues...
>> Thanks
>> Ivan
>> --
>> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
>> URL: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/ [1]
>> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf [2]
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