> at one point, your perlmonks password was stored in cleartext in the database
AFAIK this is still the case, try to get a hashed password mailed to you.
still the case...
You or someone else has requested a password for your username or e-mail
Before you freak out, take a few deep breaths and remember that it's YOU
and not THEM who is getting this password.
Here's your info:
human name: Randal L. Schwartz
love, the management