[Baypiggies] Who wants to be the new list moderator?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jan 23 22:12:22 CET 2008

You're doing great, JJ. No need to change or be modest about it,
unless you really no longer want to do it (which I don't read in your


On Jan 23, 2008 12:32 PM, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I have now been the list moderator for BayPiggies for a year.  A year
> ago, I said that I would be happy to relinquish my position after a
> one year term.
> When I accepted this position from Aahz, the list didn't take a vote
> per se.  Rather, there was some combination of rough consensus among
> the members along with the fact that Aahz figured I'd do a good job.
> In selecting a new moderator, I'd like to maintain the same spirit.
> I.e. I'd like to see some rough consensus among the members for
> someone that I think understands list etiquette well enough to do the
> job properly.
> With the exception of the hearing impaired like Aahz, I'd *prefer* for
> the moderator to be someone who can make it to almost every meeting.
> I think I've only missed one within the last year.  I think that
> that's helpful to insure some continuum between the meetings and the
> mailing list.
> Having been email moderator for a year, I can say that it's neither
> terribly difficult, nor terribly glamorous.  The most important thing
> is to understand list etiquette and to very politely enforce it.
> If you'd like to be the new list moderator, or if you'd like to
> nominate someone else to be the new list moderator, please raise your
> hand.  If someone gets nominated who you approve or disapprove of, a
> +1 or -1 respectively would be helpful, but let's please be polite.
> Like I said before, I'm looking for rough consensus rather than an
> exact vote.
> Best Regards,
> -jj
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