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Re: [Admin] use of email addresses

From: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 06:23:46 -0400
Message-Id: <174947F0-BD61-492E-BEC0-DFC46693A584@3roundstones.com>
Cc: "public-rdf-wg@w3.org" <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Sorry for any trouble Ivan.  Thanks for the reminder.


On Oct 12, 2011, at 4:09, "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org> 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/
> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
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