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Re: [RFC] Making NM 'by recommendation'

On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 06:00:31AM +0100, Roland Bauerschmidt wrote:
> Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > While this might be a good idea in theory, I don't like it -- simply
> > because I'm paranoid and don't want my private e-mail archived on a
> > public server.  But of course each applicant can keep logs, and send
> > the relevant information to his new AM.  Hmm, I took over a couple of
> > NMs from other AMs and have mostly started from scratch anyway; and
> > it didn't take particularly long...
> This don't have to be 'public', but viewable by all AMs would be
> sufficient. If would be doable with a pretty simple programm running on
> pandora (aka nm.d.o) through which all mails would go... How about
> something like this:

No.  Much of the information is sensitive (IDs) and is only intended
for the FD and DAMs.  And this wouldn't help much, anyway.  If someone
needs to be assigned to a new AM, they should already be able to just
give the new AM their ID, proof of competance, answer some questions
about DFSG/Social Contract and be passed.  Where's the big problem?



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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