[tex-live] [NTG-pdftex] Runtime limitations on open files?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Aug 19 18:30:36 CEST 2007

Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org> writes:

> Agreed.  I would also add that, as a non-member of the NTG-PdfTeX
> list, all of my postings /must/ have been approved by the moderator.
> I can therefore only think that the moderator regards them as being
> sufficiently on-topic to allow them onto the list, even if Martin
> disagrees.

I have encountered mailing lists with a heavy-handed moderator like
that.  On most mailing lists, however, the moderator does not weed out
discussions between dissenting adults but rather makes sure that no
off-topic or deficient material (spam, sometimes completely
inappropriate postings by newcomers, oversized attachments, and so on)
gets on.

It is a heavy-handed move to actually censor postings, not usually
done lightly or without warning, and a warning takes work.

Please don't confuse a lack of censorship with personal approval: that
is heaping more responsibility/blame on list moderators than they

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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