Mailman vs Sympa

I spent hours yesterday configuring Sympa and it still wasn’t finished. I spent 30 minutes configuring Mailman today and it did exactly what I wanted. We have a winner! Sorry for the long, boring post yesterday. I’ll keep this to a short boring post today. As you might guess, this sort of systems administration is my life.…

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Wasting time with Sympa

I’ve spent the past 24 hours working on mailing-list software for my private server. In a previous post, I discussed my concerns that LiveJournal, the host of my blog, might “go dark” without warning. My solution is to set up my own blog on my own server, with automatic cross-posting. This means when I write a post…

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Knights of Badassdom – an annoyed review

As a grade-B horror comedy with well-known actors, maybe I should cut this film some slack. As someone who LARPed for 12 years, I can’t. The story of Knights of Badassdom may be new to the general public, but it’s overly familiar to any LARPer, RPG gamer, or SF fan: what if a group of role-players actually…

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