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Aurinĭa wrote:As to why we remove insults: we want to make this a welcoming space for everyone, and leaving insults in plain view does not make for a very welcoming atmosphere.
That's assuming I'd actually see that person's past history, which wouldn't be very likely (unless that group has maybe a few posts a week, which is not the case for UniLang).
Aurinĭa wrote:On the other hand, if I joined a group and saw insults against other members in plain view, I would think twice about staying in that group.
Aurinĭa wrote:I am familiar with the missing stair analogy, yes, but I'm not sure what you're asking here other than what the reasons I've already explained. We edit discussions in this way so that other people who want to read those discussions can do so without having to read insults or filter out trolling posts.
That's assuming I'd actually see that person's past history, which wouldn't be very likely
linguoboy wrote:But if alongside them I saw evidence of prompt and effective moderator intervention, it would reassure me.
vijayjohn wrote:This right here is why it is likely that you would see it: Because it's neither prompt nor effective and never will be either of those.
linguoboy wrote:This morning, I got notification of another post to the thread but there's no additional post there now. Did the poster delete it or was it deleted by a moderator? Who knows? Only the moderators, I guess.
Johanna wrote:So my guess is what you really want is for forum admins and language forum mods to post a notification whenever they clean up a thread?
linguoboy wrote:I'm not sure if it's something the mods considered and ultimately refused or never bothered to consider.
Aurinĭa wrote:I apologise for forgetting to give the reason for the edits. I'm now waiting for the other admins to weigh in, so we can decide what action to take.
linguoboy wrote:I want to thank the team for their prompt intervention and their very clear messaging in the most recent incident. So far, it's been a model response.
dEhiN wrote:It's been a little over 24 hours since the incident and you're acting like we've taken a week.
Did you think he was being sarcastic when he said thank you? I'm pretty sure he wasn't.
dEhiN wrote:I've stepped down from admin so now there's a slot open for you to show the rest of the team and the forum in general how a forum administrative team should be run. I'm sure they'll be more than happy to have you as an admin!
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