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Re: Lists history (was: Re: commit failed due to "backwards-sliding source views" - what do I do?)

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 16:10:38 +0000

I pinged InfraAdmin offlist on the day he asked me to, told him where to
find the files (already prepared in the format mod_mbox expects
internally: gzipped mboxes in a particular naming pattern), and he
acknowledged. So from where I'm sitting, the ball is in Infra's court.

Nathan Hartman wrote on Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:08 +00:00:
> Ping...
>
> On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 9:54 PM Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hey Daniel, et al,
> >
> > Sorry to leave this hanging. I've been thinking on the best approach, but I do not have answer just yet. My initial thinking is that we are going to decommission mail-*.apache.org, so any solution basically means: backfill on lists.a.o. That is going to require some coordination with our vendor. I'm tending towards "yes", but the path isn't clear yet.
> >
> > There is zero problem with placing the archives onto our mbox machine for long-term archival/safety, and is likely a first step regardless. Hit me up offlist, and we can figure that part out.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Greg
> > InfraAdmin, ASF
> > (and old-school Subversion dude)
> >
> > On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 3:30 PM Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> >>
> >> Pinging VP Infra.
> >>
> >> Daniel Shahaf wrote on Mon, 11 May 2020 15:35 +0000:
> >> > Daniel Shahaf wrote on Wed, 29 Apr 2020 15:38 +0000:
> >> > > I've opened an INFRA ticket for importing the dev@ and users@ archives:
> >> > >
> >> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/projects/INFRA/issues/INFRA-20213
> >> >
> >> > Infra declined to merge the pre-Apache archives into the main archives.
> >> > Instead they offered to host the pre-Apache archives on a service that's
> >> > accessible only to Apache Software Foundation members, and even then
> >> > available only on request. Infra also reminded us that we have the
> >> > option of appealing their decision to VP Infra, …
> >> >
> >> > … which I hereby do. David, the Subversion PMC requests that its
> >> > pre-Apache archives, about 240MB worth of gzipped mboxes, be publicly
> >> > served by the Apache Software Foundation. Please let the project
> >> > (Cc'd) know your answer.
> >> >
> >> > Cheers,
> >> >
> >> > Daniel
> >>
>
> Hi all,
>
> It is important that we preserve the early years (pre-Apache) of our
> mail archives, as that was the period of heaviest development and
> those mails document technical rationale for our implementation.
>
> Is there a path forward?
>
> Thanks,
> Nathan
>
Received on 2020-07-17 18:11:06 CEST

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