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Re: Shut down users@s.t.o on Jan. 7.

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:04:42 +0000

On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 10:08 -0600, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> It's time to shut down users_at_s.t.o. Most of the threads are now on
> users_at_s.a.o, people are back from holiday, and we've already given
> plenty of notice that a shutdown was imminent. I propose we send mail
> to users_at_s.t.o today, indicating that no new mail will be accepted
> after Jan. 7. We can close the list, but keep the archives available
> for the foreseeable future.
> Objections?

+1, no objections, but can we make sure that attempts to post to the old
address have a helpful reply?

The other day I saw an automated reply to a post to dev_at_s.t.o, and it
just said,

  We are sorry, but email posting to this discussion is not allowed.

Can we configure it (on users@, at least) to say,

  This discussion list has moved to <users_at_subversion.apache.org>.
  Please re-post your mail to that address. See
  <http://subversion.apache.org/mailing-lists.html> for how to
  subscribe and other details. You can post without subscribing.

The auto-reply I saw from dev@ includes a copy of the original email so
the user doesn't have to have kept a copy.

- Julian
Received on 2010-01-05 12:05:22 CET

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