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I think the FAQ needs updating with this latest... Dr. Bob

Posted by ~Alii~ on September 11, 2002, at 17:29:11

In reply to Re: deputy administrators, posted by Dr. Bob on September 10, 2002, at 20:17:04

...change in how this board is being run.
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From the FAQ: http://www.dr-bob.org/babble/faq.html#subs

What if you're not online?

If I anticipate not being able to monitor these boards as closely as usual, I may ask another member of the community to stand in for me. His or her main role would be to try to maintain an atmosphere of civility - - keeping an eye on what's going on (checking the boards at least every other day) and (if necessary):

1. posting requests to be civil
2. blocking posters who continue not to be after one warning
3. deleting grossly inappropriate posts.

He or she wouldn't have access to registration information (such as email addressses); blocking is done by posting name. He or she would post under his or her usual name and not pretend to be me. He or she would also post an email address in order to be reachable directly.

He or she might not have the time or be familiar enough with the site to respond to technical questions. Housekeeping tasks like deleting duplicate posts might also need to wait until I'm back.

FYI, I have mixed feelings about this. My philosophy has been to take the responsibility (and the heat) for administrative issues myself. But I think this might be better overall for the community. Let's see how it goes.

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Dr. Bob,

Perhaps this section of the FAQ needs updating now that you are delegating *optional* (your emphasis) administrative powers to deputy posters.

~~Alii


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