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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: [REPRISE]Move mailing lists to Incubator
Date Mon, 26 Jul 2010 13:40:06 GMT
On 7/26/2010 7:08 AM, Bernd Fondermann wrote:
> Hi,
> I know this was discussed before, yet I'd like to bring this up again.
> At first, some facts:
> + We need a private list
> + We need to keep track of our commit logs
> + We don't know how long Chukwa will stay in Incubation
> Now, from the Incubator docs:
> "Commits under${name} will
> be emailed to ${name} It is therefore
> recommended that the commit list is named
> ${podling} Any deviation will require
> special configuration in the asf-mailer file by the IPMC."
> During the proposal discussion phase, it was deemed practical that
> we'd change the mailing list names only once.
> I don't agree with that, in fact I think this will only generate more work.
> I'd like to propose that we now change all ML names to
> chukwa-XZY@incubator.a.o. and change it to on
> Incub. exit. This is a well-known, well practiced workflow and will
> work seamlessly.
> Since there is no need to re-subscribe etc. this will actually be
> small-overhead operations, compared to, for example, moving the
> website over or doing proper Incubator releases (and I recommend that
> all committers make themself familiar with the corresponding docs). In
> fact, it would emphasize that we are good Incubator citizens and makes
> it easier for Incubator PMC (IPMC) members to successfully do due
> diligence on Chukwa when vetting releases and exiting.

That is fine by me.  We should clear it by the general@i.a.o list but I don't
expect any friction, since this was all pretty well hashed out before.

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