[theforum] Brief notes on the sanctity of theforum, and double-standards relating thereto

David Kaufman david at gigawatt.com
Sun Sep 17 01:40:36 CDT 2006

Jeremy Ashcraft <ashcraft at 13monkeys.com> wrote:
> on a slighty related note, I've been out of the evolt loop for a
> while. As a (current?) member of sysadmin (with no access to
> anything), I would just like to know who's keeping the keys these
> days?   Who's got admin access to weo?  Who's maintaining the boxen?
> Who's admin for the various lists?  If this is going to be community
> driven, we need to have a little bit of accountability back to the
> community.

I go in and update the operating system with security patches about once 
a month, block a coupe of dozen new viagra/ringtone/insurance spam users 
from weo (roughly once a week), delete spam from the mailing lists' 
moderator queues, and renew the domain name, and the box is physically 
cared for by the good sysadmins at ServerMatrix.com.

Dean used to do all the mailing list admin, and spam-shoveling, until 
his recent resignation, at which time Alan and I volunteered to take up 
the slack, after which Alan got annoyed at having to maintain a dozen 
lists (that do take some maintainin'!) to which no one ever seemed to 
post :-)  The rest is (this weeks) history.

So I guess I owe the community my accountability.  I can't actually 
count, but I'll do my darnedest :-)


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