moderated Re: non-mod usable beta tag set for private replies only #meta

lloyd lehrer

Is there a mods only messaging tool or a way to create unique email grouping addresses within  I use a subgroup to message our mod team but is there another way to keep other eyes off a set of messages with a single address to the team?

lloyd lehrer, MANHATTAN BEACH, CA

On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 4:35 PM Mark Fletcher <> wrote:

On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 04:28 PM, J_Catlady wrote:

It might be helpful to allow beta members to start topics that they only want private replies to, either because they are somewhat off-topic and they don’t want to clutter up the message list with the replies, and/or they want to communicate with others offlist about the subject for some other (non-nefarious) reason, thinking that beta members may be the best-equipped to discuss it with. To that end, I suggest a beta hashtag set to private replies only and usable by non-mods.

My first inclination is to not do this. I thought there was too much off-topic stuff on Beta recently, and I'd like to avoid that going forward. I'd like it to be more focused than it has been recently. If you have a specific example, I could be open to changing my mind. But I think it'd have to be compelling.

Thanks, Mark

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