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From Dave Newton <davelnew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Re: [fileupload] - Question about uploading additional files other than the ones in the form?
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:26:17 GMT
Ok, thanks--we'll see what happens.

Dave


On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

> On 08/09/2014 18:06, Dave Newton wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> [...] banned from the Tomcat users mailing list [...]
> >
> >
> > Is there official Apache precedence for this? I tried that on the S2 list
> > and it didn't take.
>
> Technically, unsub them from user@ and sub them to user-deny@. If that
> doesn't work, contact infra.
>
> There isn't an official position on how to handle this sort of issue as
> far as I know. It is left to the community to decide.
>
> I've seen it happen a few times. In each case the banned person ignored
> repeated requests both privately and publicly to correct their
> behaviour, they were warned would would happen if they continued, they
> continued so the community banned them.
>
> In theory you could have a moderator get all dictatorial and start
> banning people for trivial stuff. In that case I'd expect the community
> to step in and deal with the moderator.
>
> Unless the community got very disfunctional, I don't see the board
> getting involved at all. I will say in all the cases I am aware of the
> project did include a note in their next board report as it was viewed
> as an unusual enough action to highlight to the board. The board
> response in all cases was "Fine. Carry on."
>
> If you have a determined troll then blocking them from the mailing list
> is unlikely to be effective. On the other hand, blocking an idiot takes
> less effort than creating a new e-mail account and subscribing to the
> mailing list so that is a game I'm happy to play if necessary.
>
> HTH,
>
> Mark
>
>
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