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

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 08:29:22 -0600

On Jan 7, 2010, at 5:06 AM, Julian Foad wrote:

> On Tue, 2010-01-05, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> For those that aren't subscribed, Mike sent the warning mail earlier
>> today, and we'll turn off users_at_s.t.o by the end of the week.
>
> What about the forum interface?
>
> It's a bit late to say this, but it's just occurred to me that the old
> list had a forum interface. Personally I don't use those much, but for
> people looking to post a first question or answer a question while
> browsing, that is probably very valuable.

I thought we disabled (or at least restricted) the forum posting capabilities on s.t.o, since we were getting a lot of bogus anonymous posting through that channel.

> What is our replacement for that functionality, and can we get it
> clearly linked from <http://subversion.apache.org/mailing-lists.html>
> before closing down the old service?

I *think* one of the other archives (gmane?) supports posting-from-the-web functionality.

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-01-07 15:30:04 CET

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