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Bob Spooner <[log in to unmask]>
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Bob Spooner <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 29 May 2006 11:04:23 -0400
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Thanks so much for serving as the administrator for all these years. The Ada
community has benefited greatly from your efforts.


                            Robert L. Spooner
                     Registered Professional Engineer
                       Associate Research Engineer
                  Intelligent Control Systems Department
         Applied Research Laboratory        Phone: (814) 863-4120
         The Pennsylvania State University  FAX:   (814) 863-7841
         P. O. Box 30
         State College, PA 16804-0030       [log in to unmask]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Team Ada: Ada Programming Language Advocacy (83 & 95) 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Michael Berman
> Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 7:44 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: ADMIN: List administration - seeking new administrator
> Greetings, Team Ada subscribers -
> After 11 years of managing the Team Ada listserv, it is time 
> to turn the reins over to the next administrator. If you are 
> willing to volunteer for the task, please let me know, and I 
> will dust off the directions on how to change the owner.
> There is really not that much involved in administering the 
> list. In the early days it took a lot of time, but due to 
> reduced traffic and better management tools, management now 
> mainly consists of deleting filtered spam, approving valid 
> postings by non-subscribers, and tracking down an occasional 
> bad subscription. List management is mostly automated and 
> these tasks take only a few minutes per day. Although there 
> is a web interface, management is most convenient when done 
> from a POP3 or IMAP mailer (e.g., Mozilla Thunderbird).
> The Team Ada list was started in late 1993 by Dave Weller and 
> was set up at ACM by Brad Balfour. After frustratingly 
> managing the list for over a year from his ccMail connection, 
> Brad gave me the controls. At its peak we had just under 400 
> subscribers, down to a still-healthy 218 as of today.
> If you are interested, please send replies to me directly at 
> [log in to unmask] (not by posting to the list).
> Thanks,
> Mike