[theforum] Fwd: [Javascript] ADMIN: Request For New List Owner

Dean Mah dmah at shaw.ca
Wed Jul 25 10:09:03 CDT 2007

I would vote for evolt.org offering to take over this list.


Matt Warden wrote:
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: David Merchant <merchant at latech.edu>
> Date: Jul 20, 2007 6:16 PM
> Subject: [Javascript] ADMIN: Request For New List Owner
> To: javascript at latech.edu
> Due to my life's focus, direction, and energies
> changing to different paths and goals I have
> decided that I need to let someone else own/run
> the JavaScript list. LA Tech U wouldn't be OK
> with hosting a list owned by someone not employed
> (or current student) of Tech so unfortunately I
> need to find someone who can move the list to
> another server.  I can't believe it's been around
> 12 years that I've run this list - this list is
> made up quality, knowledgeable and helpful
> people. It may sound cliché, but it's been an
> honor, but it's time to let someone else be so
> honored :-). BTW, I think whoever takes the list
> should think about having co-moderators helping
> them, like  the Web Design list does, to help
> lower the response time to any occasional problem
> that crops up on the list (there is daily
> maintenance as well - the list gets hit daily by
> spammers, from a few to a half a dozen a day on
> average. Plus "uncaught bounce" errors, which
> probably could be reduced if I tweaked list
> settings more or was more aggressive about
> unsubbing members who tend to repeatedly let
> their email boxes fill up to maximum capacity.)
> Please contact me off-line if you are interested: <merchant at latech.edu>
> Regards,
> David

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