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Postby Jason » Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:13 pm

I kindly suggest that moderators stop editing posts so often. Let us read what people have to say.
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Re: Post editing

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:07 pm

Greetings Elohim,

Elohim wrote:I kindly suggest that moderators stop editing posts so often. Let us read what people have to say.


To the best of my knowledge, posts only get edited when people's posts do not adhere to the Terms Of Service... in which case, they shouldn't have said what they said in the first place. I often leave some indication of what the removed content was about for people such as yourself so you can follow the poster's message/logic, and for the poster so they can see specifically what they did that was unacceptable so that they can learn for next time.

Personally, I can't think of a fairer way to do it. If you think you have a better way, please let me know.

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Post editing

Postby Jason » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:26 pm

Retro,

retrofuturist wrote:To the best of my knowledge, posts only get edited when people's posts do not adhere to the Terms Of Service... in which case, they shouldn't have said what they said in the first place. I often leave some indication of what the removed content was about for people such as yourself so you can follow the poster's message/logic, and for the poster so they can see specifically what they did that was unacceptable so that they can learn for next time.

Personally, I can't think of a fairer way to do it. If you think you have a better way, please let me know.


It has nothing to do with being fair, just less restrictive. I guess I'm just wary of too much moderation.

Jason
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Re: Post editing

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:45 pm

Greetings Jason,

Elohim wrote:I guess I'm just wary of too much moderation.


So are we.

Hence we're very transparent about what's done and why.

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)


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