Posted by Dr. Bob on September 11, 2002, at 20:37:07
In reply to I think the FAQ needs updating with this latest... » Dr. Bob, posted by ~Alii~ on September 11, 2002, at 17:29:11
> I don't envision the deputy duties to include making close calls, or influencing the tone of the site, anything like that.
> I see it more as a way to help him by doing routine housekeeping tasks, and to intervene where there is an obvious violation of civility policy that has the chance of escalating before Dr. Bob does his check of the boards. It's more of a preventative measure to keep things from getting out of hand, and to reduce the number of PBC's resulting from responses to posts that violate the civility policy. I wouldn't intervene nearly as often as I did as a fill-in for Dr. Bob, for example.
> Dr. Bob, perhaps you could clarify this point? Do I have the job description right?
That's right. Except that if it's a "pressing" situation, there's more than just a "chance of escalating", there's already been a second problematic post...
> I think the FAQ needs updating with this latest
> change in how this board is being run...
I agree, it would, but let's see how this goes for a while first to decide if we even want to keep doing it.