RE: checking out list

From: Ted Molczan (
Date: Tue Jun 07 2011 - 12:02:24 UTC

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    Ralf Vandebergh briefly subscribed to the list and wrote:
    > Was checking out the Seesat list and was actually chocked to see that after I left, other
    > high-resolution photographers were allowed to post without directly providing the raw
    > frames. Just the raw frames were the main reason that my posts were rejected.
    > Unfortunately, I can’t find any technical, physical or psychological reason why rules would
    > not apply for everyone the same, unless the moderator has observed too many satellites 
    > and needs some sleep.....
    There has been a single hi-res post, by Thierry Legault, and it clearly did not abide by our rules:
    Both Justin Allport and I made clear to Thierry that his post fell "well short of complying with our rules":
    Thierry quickly responded with a post that provided much of the technical information required, and also promised to make the raw frames available upon request:
    I could have wished for a more auspicious start in terms of compliance, but the rules are being enforced, contrary to Ralf's claims.
    Based on his false interpretation of the situation, Ralf decided that he was entitled to ignore the rules:
    > As in nature things are equalized, find an interesting Nanosail observation in the other mail.
    He quickly followed up with an imaging report that does not comply with the rules:
    Shortly after making this post, Ralf once again unsubscribed from the list.
    Since he clearly has no intention of complying with the rules, I have banned Ralf from the list. He can gain re-admittance by contacting me off-list, and promising to comply with the rules.
    Ted Molczan
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