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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] We've launched a new member forum!

From: Aaron Wolf
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] We've launched a new member forum!
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:01:00 -0700

On 10/16/2018 07:59 AM, Andrew Engelbrecht wrote:
> On 10/15/2018 07:01 PM, Aaron Wolf wrote:
>> I signed up and was posting a few things in the feedback portion about
>> setting up the forum itself. I only posted a couple things before I got
>> this message:
>> "You’ve reached the maximum number of topics a new user can create on
>> their first day. Please wait 23 hours before trying again."
>> That setting can be tweaked by admins. Doesn't it make sense to make
>> this limit a lot higher (or even turn it off) as long as the forum
>> requires an FSF membership? There's little chance of random trolls or
>> spammers getting an FSF log-in (which is what the
>> max-topics-for-new-members is about).
>> Alternatively, maybe someone could at least bump me to trust-level 1 (up
>> from 0) so I can post the thoughtful forum-feedback topic I have sitting
>> as a draft in my browser? Otherwise, I could wait until tomorrow, but
>> I'll have to be careful not to lose the stuff I just typed.
>> Anyway, cheers!
> Hello Aaron,
> Thanks for letting us know about that! This is something we definitely
> want to fix. It looks like new members after the 50 first members were
> set to trust level 0, so I bumped that to 1, which should stick.
> Are you sure that you originally had trust level 0? If you started with
> trust level 1, then we might want to bump the starting level to 2,
> because we trust our members, and so far there have been no complaints
> about spam or inappropriate messages.
> Thanks, : )
> Andrew

I don't know if I can check my own trust level as a non-admin.

Incidentally, if it were possible (I've asked about it and not yet
worked out a solution on our forum), I'd want the "read guidelines"
(i.e. the CoC / safe-spaces policy) badge to be a requirement for even
FSF members before we get more regular privileges.

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