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From Eric Yang <ey...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [REPRISE]Move mailing lists to Incubator
Date Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:19:24 GMT



On 7/26/10 6:40 AM, "William A. Rowe Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:

> 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 http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/${name} will
>> be emailed to ${name}-commits@incubator.apache.org. It is therefore
>> recommended that the commit list is named
>> ${podling}-commits@incubator.apache.org. 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 XYZ@chukwa.apache.org 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.
> 
> 

+1 Works for me.

Regards,
Eric


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