I've been thinking about NRPs.
I agree with them, indeed I assisted in obtaining one for a colleague who retired. However, I'm not SURE I agree with them for ongoing concerns, it is a double-edged sword.
Here's the thing
an NRP is accompanied by the removal of the historical data on file, which i find objectionable. I think that this doesn't do justice to the contributions of the users of MERB, and it serves to hide facts and assertions made that could assist in a decision to use, or not use a given service.
Yes, I know this is a long standing policy of MERB. Yes, I am aware that Fred and the MODS have said 'our way or the highway'. However, i am broaching this discussion in hopes that middle ground can be discussed and entertained as a plausible course moving forward.
For example, expunging specific posts from the historical record and locking the thread may be the way to go ...