Charles Walker on Thu, 14 May 2009 09:06:06 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-d] Infrastructure

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Geoffrey Spear <wooble@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Two issues:
> 1. The mailing lists hold long messages for moderator approval.  I
> believe these are sent to David Smith, who a while back requested e be
> replaced as moderator since e hasn't been following the game for
> years.  Joel may get the notices as well, but e's also not involved in
> B.  The Agora-style ruleset requires at least the Rulekeepor to send
> very long messages.
> 2. The wiki lacks Sysops and Bureaucrats who are active players
> (although my Clock bot is a sysop).  The wiki has no official status
> under the new rules, but it's convenient, and we can't add new user
> accounts without active Sysops (and can't add new Sysops without
> Bureacrats).
> I believe the solution to #1 is to request Joel to add a new moderator
> for the mailing list.  I'm wondering if we'd want this to be an
> entirely informal role (as Agora's Distributor is), or elect someone
> to moderate the list (probably for a very long time, so we don't have
> to bug Joel to change the setting).
> Similarly, we could request for Joel to add someone as a Bureaucrat,
> either informally or an elected person (this one can change more
> often, since once we have an active Bureaucrat who's following the
> rules, e can add a new Bureaucrat when required to do so by the
> rules), and give Sysop privs either to a bunch of trusted players who
> have been around a long time or to a subset of elected officers with
> rules backing this.
> Thoughts?
> --
> Wooble
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Agreed. What about a yearly or half-yearly decision which elects 2 players
permanently to those positions?

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