Re: Improving the Extropians list

dwayne (
Sat, 19 Jun 1999 16:51:49 +1000

Lee Daniel Crocker wrote:
> > > I will restate my previous suggestions.
> > > 1) There should be a limit of three posts per day per subscriber.
> > > 2) There should be a limit of 5K on all message sizes.
> >
> > Can we start a market and trade away our unused posting rights?
> Precisely that has been suggested more than once; check the
> archives. This is a variation of Robin Hanson's equitalk that
> could be implemented with a few perl scripts. I did not at
> the time envision posting rights being bought for cash, but
> rather infrequent posters giving their extra rights to people
> whose posts they liked.

Well, I wasn't really serious, I was just responding with a silly post to what I thought was a silly idea (three posts per day, bah!), but if such an event were to occur I would certainly prefer people giving posting rights to people they wanted to see post more rather than just swapping cash around, which is very boring.



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