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ADMIN: John Cowan departing; turnover in the Instrumentality of Conlang

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 28, 2004, 0:00
The time has come at last for me to leave the conlang list: I can't go
on with the load of email I've been carrying lately (not only reading
it but writing it), and I find I'm more and more often repeating myself.
I'll be dropping a bunch of other mailing lists too, but since I'm Lord
of the Instrumentality here, I need to find a replacement.

There isn't much work to do: mostly just to free the list on those
rare occasions when there are more than 99 postings in one day,
and occasionally assist someone in subscribing or ban a spammer.
Everything can be done either by email or (more conveniently, IMHO)
on the administrative web page.  I'll be available to advise as needed.

I'd like whoever volunteers to be a fairly regular participant, and I
don't mind at all if there is more than one new Lord; the software does
not set limits.  Obviously the volunteers have to be able to work with
one another, so that must be taken into account.

I expect to leave the list on or about the New Year.  I'll continue
to be available to all of you by private mail in the usual place:, for which is (currently)
an alias.  If you miss my signature lines, they are available en masse at .

It's been a wonderful run, and I've had a blast.  Thank you all.

John Cowan                      
Humpty Dump Dublin squeaks through his norse
                Humpty Dump Dublin hath a horrible vorse
But for all his kinks English / And his irismanx brogues
                Humpty Dump Dublin's grandada of all rogues.  --Cousin James


Paul Bennett <paul-bennett@...>