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Re: [RFC] mailing list host

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:40:28 +0100

Mark Phippard wrote:
> We do not have the option of automatically subscribing users to the
> new list, so I am just saying we should use a "soft" approach where we
> encourage people to the use the new lists and eventually we stop
> monitoring and participating in the old lists ourselves.
>

Could we do something like this:

    * Announce the list switch;
    * Set up post forwarding so that everything that's sent to
      list_at_s.t.o also ends up at list_at_s.a.o;
    * Have an auto-reply in place so that anyone who posts to @s.t.o
      gets a reply to the tune of, "did you know about @s.a.o?"
    * After a couple months of that, just switch off the @s.t.o list
      distribution.

Anyone who doesn't migrate during that time, most probably isn't
interested any more.

-- Brane

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