Frederick Williams wrote: > Herman Jurjus wrote: > >> Perhaps we can add a special section to the FAQ with warnings for all >> the crackpots > > Warning them _of what_? The FAQ for a moderated newsgroup might warn > them that their posts won't appear. What is the sanction otherwise? > Earlier I asked if any abuse reports had been made, perhaps one could > warn them of that possibility.
Sorry, i was being unclear. I didn't mean to warn the crackpots, but to warn (or simply inform) newcomers about crackpots.
Anyways, the main point is: most crackpot threads seem to be infinite repetition (from both sides), and a FAQ seems the appropriate instrument to end that.