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Re: when is Flag Day for mailing lists?

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 15:27:25 -0600

On Nov 16, 2009, at 6:57 AM, Greg Stein wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 07:49, Bhuvaneswaran A <bhuvan_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-11-16 at 07:36 -0500, Greg Stein wrote:
>>> I think we need to establish a "flag day" for when we definitively
>>> stop sending mail here (and other s.t.o lists), and switch to the
>>> s.a.o lists.
>>>
>>> How about Wednesday 18th, 00:01. That gives us a couple days to set up
>>> notifications and filters and whatever else people need to do.
>>>
>>> (note that commits are now being sent to
>>> commits_at_subversion.apache.org, so you could already be switching to
>>> that)
>>
>> Existing subscribers in s.t.o lists will be subscribed to corresponding
>> lists in s.a.o automatically, right? I assume, yes.
>
> Nope. Those people have not explicitly given consent for their email
> addresses to be used anywhere other than @s.t.o.
>
> People will need to subscribe themselves to the new lists.

Have you announced this to users_at_s.t.o? Will we start bouncing mail to the old lists to encourage people to migrate? How do you plan to not fracture the community?

Thanks,
-Hyrum

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