SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Moderator Speaking
Re: [Sigia-l] Moderator Speaking
From: Louis Rosenfeld (lou_at_louisrosenfeld.com)
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 19:56:03 EST
For the record, this is very much Boniface's interpretation of events, which
is partly incorrect, partly taken out of context, and which, at that time,
included some other questionable interpretations that he's not bothering to
By the way, everybody, I happen to control the planet's mailing lists, if
you haven't figured that out already. So look out: I'm watching.
It's hard to avoid personal attacks when they're dishonest, but it'll be
easier now with this sender back in my kill file where he belongs. Sorry
for the interruption...
On 11/18/02 6:38 PM, "Boniface Lau" <boniface_lau_at_compuserve.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org [mailto:sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org]On
>> Behalf Of James Weinheimer
>> Sent: Monday, November 18, 2002 12:35 PM
>> To: sigia-l_at_asis.org
>> Subject: [Sigia-l] Moderator Speaking
>> This is a free list, which means that you must control yourselves.
>> If you don't, the moderators will have to check every message before
>> it is sent.
> The CHIWEB list has been doing that all along and it makes CHIWEB a
> terrible place for voicing dissenting opinions.
> During a CHIWEB discussion with Louis Rosenfeld, I referred to Richard
> Saul Wurman's book "Information Architects" for a term definition:
> Rosenfeld took offence of the above message and complained to the CHIWEB
> moderators saying:
> LR> your posting below seems to be getting uncomfortably personal and
> LR> nasty, implying (by my reading) a gap in my credentials as an
> LR> information architect, which is a first for me, and, quite
> LR> frankly, strange.
> LR> your reference to Wurman as an IA expert (no argument here) is a
> LR> swipe at me as a non-expert.
> After the Rosenfeld complaint, the CHIWEB moderators put up road
> blocks against my messages. For instance, the moderator Keith Instone
> (an employee of the firm in which Rosenfeld was the president) refused
> to post my message to CHIWEB because:
> KI> there are several "you" and "your" and such addresses, and in each
> KI> case, these are references to an individual, not a group.
> Such behind-the-scene censoring makes CHIWEB a much less likely place
> for discussions with substance. I hope this list will never resort to
> such "membership maintenance".
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