git.net

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[oslo][all] Ending courtesy pings


On 2019-05-14 13:32:49 -0400 (-0400), Jim Rollenhagen wrote:
[...]
> I'd argue that as long as people opt in to a courtesy ping, and
> have a clear way to opt out, then the courtesy ping is not bad
> etiquette.
> 
> It would be great if folks managed their own meeting reminders,
> but if they appreciate a ping at the start of the meeting, I see
> no reason not to do that.

Yep, the main challenge is that spammers also like to randomly
mention lists of nicks to trigger highlights in a particular channel
before proceeding to paste in whatever nonsense with which they wish
to regale us, so Freenode's policing mechanisms may mistake a
lengthy "ping list" for such activity and insta-ban you.
-- 
Jeremy Stanley
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 963 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/attachments/20190514/1dbf093c/attachment.sig>