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Re: [RFC] mailing list host

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 14:19:53 -0600

On Nov 9, 2009, at 2:16 PM, Greg Stein wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> Another item that is normal within incubation is for a project to
> transition their mailing lists to within the Incubator. Should the
> podling graduate, then the mailing lists are migrated to their final
> destination.
>
> For example:
>
> dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
>
> becomes
>
> subversion-dev_at_incubator.apache.org
>
> becomes
>
> dev_at_subversion.apache.org
>
>
> Because of the size and longevity of these lists, and the (100%)
> likelihood of graduation, I would like to propose to the Incubator
> that we skip the middle step. I doubt anybody will be upset with that,
> but wanted to make sure that I had the right buy-in before asking.
>
>
> Oh. I should back up on step. Similar to bug trackers, we do NOT have
> to run our mailing lists on apache.org hardware. We have several
> options:
>
> 1) $LIST_at_subversion.apache.org [my recommendation]
>
> 2) keep lists @subversion.tigris.org
>
> 3) move to Google Groups or some other third-party service
>
> 4) Infra will NOT let us run our own email system, so a custom
> solution on apache.org hardware is out
>
>
> There are separate questions on *which* lists get migrated, and which
> are left behind.
>
> CollabNet has also offered to provide us with dumps of the list data.
> We may also be able to get data from haxx.se or other, similar
> archival systems on the 'net.

I'd like to see us migrate our lists, along with history to (1),
skipping (if possible) the intermediate step.

-Hyrum

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