Peter Cooper Jr. on Thu, 15 Feb 2007 05:59:10 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-d] panic

Iain Scott wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Antonio Dolcetta <antonio.dolcetta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> comex wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 13 February 2007 9:03, Antonio Dolcetta wrote:
>> >> but there currently is no way to change administrator, correct ?
>> >
>> > By proposal.
>> >
>> > Or CFJ in emergency.
>> >
>> we need to
>> 1) update the rules with the last batch of proposals
>> 2) turn the clock on
>> 3) propose a administrator takeover procedure
>> 4) vote on it and have it pass
>> and next nweek everything will be fine, supposing we can find someone to
>> handle the administration.
>> I think I might have the time to be the admin for a while if someone
>> else wants to do the oracle and ruletag stuff
> As far as I can see, the only rule dealing with the definition or
> selection of the Adminsitator is:
> Rule 1-5: Administrator
> The Player designated as the Administrator is responsible for ensuring
> that players understand the current state of the game.
> All the other rules only comment on what the Administrator can or cant
> do. and there dosnt seem to be any mention of how to designate the
> admin.
> Hence, I think at the moment we can just... Designate a new
> administrator. And once Peter is back, if he still wants to admin,
> _re_designate him. Or not, as the case may be. Probably just saying it
> on the business list will do...
> We may wish to change that.
> fortunately (or not) the Administator dosnt have much real game state
> changing power (I think starting and stoping the clock is about it)
> and so designating oneself administrator in attempt to take over the
> game seems like a lot of work for very little benefit.
> Hence, as Antonio seems to have taken on the role of letting us
> understand what the state of the game is, I sugest we just designate
> em...

The Administrator was originally designated in the Tweak that created the
Third Era.

I'm not completely dead, but dealing with some personal issues in my life
and don't really have much time for Nomicing at the moment. But if someone
wants to update the ruleset to how things should be, I'll be happy to turn
the clock back on, and we can propose in a new Administrator-setting
procedure and new Admin.

Peter C.
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