[Bioc-devel] Helping with moderation/cleanup of the support site
dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Wed Sep 24 20:13:48 CEST 2014
Hi Sean and Steve,
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sean Davis" <sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov>
> To: "Steve Lianoglou" <lianoglou.steve at gene.com>
> Cc: bioc-devel at r-project.org
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:08:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] Helping with moderation/cleanup of the support site
> I've been meaning to suggest the same thing. Istvan can probably
> the details of who can do what on biostars, but it really does
> improve the
> site to have active moderation if that is technically feasible.
> On Sep 24, 2014 2:00 PM, "Steve Lianoglou" <lianoglou.steve at gene.com>
> > Greetings,
> > I'm curious if you "we" could help w/ some moderation/cleanup of
> > the
> > support site by granting folks access to edit posts (spelling, code
> > formatting, tags, etc)?
> > On biostars and (I think, SO) these things are "handed out" based
> > on
> > reputation, or whatever -- we could do the same here, or you could
> > choose to do some application process with appropriate
> > fingerprint/background checks ... something.
Good idea. I was under the perhaps mistaken impression that with enough reputation, one would automatically earn the right to moderate posts.
I'll look into it some more and find out what the deal really is, and let people know.
In the meantime we will discuss giving moderator status to long-term trusted users.
> > Just a thought,
> > -steve
> > --
> > Steve Lianoglou
> > Computational Biologist
> > Genentech
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