[balug-admin] Who does/doesn't have the listadmin password, misc. contact information, etc.

Larry Platzek larryp@inow.com
Fri Jun 16 12:16:16 PDT 2006

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Michael Paoli wrote:

> Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 02:11:16 -0700
> From: Michael Paoli <Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu>
> To: balug-admin@lists.balug.org
> Subject: [balug-admin] Who does/doesn't have the listadmin password,
>     misc. contact information, etc.
> Quoting Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com>:
>> Quoting Xavier (balug-talk@xav.to):
>> Larry tells me that people who _probably_ have the listadmin password are:
>> Larry Platzek
>> Michael Paoli
>> Ann E. Worley
>> Xavier
>> Dick Verna
>> Rick Moen
>> (I don't yet have addresses for Ann or Dick, but will probably look
>> around.)
> If I'm not mistaken, I do not have the current listadmin password, but
> I do have "admin" access for changing the BALUG web site.  If the
> listadmins see fit (should probably be a consensus decision) to provide
> me the current listadmin password, I've no objection to that.  Can't
> promise I do or would always have time to deal with listadmin stuff
> ... but I of course can't really do much of anything regarding the
> actual administration of the lists themselves (or even inspecting
> their settings) if I don't have the listadmin password.
> Ann's address can be derived from here:
> http://lists.balug.org/pipermail/balug-admin-balug.org/2006-March/000143.html
> Dick's e-mail can be found here:
> http://www.balug.org/
> (look for the link towards right of web page, and about 2/3 of the way
> down the web page).
> I was also advised that it's often
> better/faster to contact Dick by phone, particularly if one needs to
> be sure he's made aware of something and/or it comes to his attention
> in a reasonably timely manner.  Again, Larry or someone else might
> have that phone number more handily available.  If it's needed, ...
> I've also got it, but I might have to dig a bit to locate it again
> (haven't needed to use it ... yet.)
Dick's phone is in the balug-admin archives. It was in a posting I did on 

When I tried to reach the balug website just now I could not reach it.

>>> I was the one who implemented the password change after a small
>>> consensus and passed it on to Larry/Dick.
> Yes, probably good to change it at least once in a while (like if it
> gets leaked/exposed, or someone ceases to be a listadmin, or probably
> at least quarterly if any usage forces it to go across the network in
> cleartext, and probably at least yearly at a minimum in any case).
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Larry Platzek  larryp@inow.com

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