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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Setting up a PMC mailinglist
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2003 13:29:36 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> "Torsten Curdt" <tcurdt@dff.st> wrote:
> 
> 
>>>>is it possible to setup a PMC mailing list, like other projects already did.
>>>>So we could - if the need arises - discuss PMC topics in privat?
>>>>(Don't get worried, I currently do have no need for it)
>>>
>>>
>>>I believe that our best bet is to do it when we also move the mailing lists
>>>from "xml.apache.org" to "cocoon.apache.org"....
>>>
>>>Do we want to plan this?
>>
>>What has to be planed/done to make this happen?
> 
> 
> First of all decide the mailing list names. I propose the following:
> 
> cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org ->   dev@cocoon.apache.org
> cocoon-cvs@xml.apache.org ->   cvs@cocoon.apache.org
> cocoon-doc@xml.apache.org ->   doc@cocoon.apache.org
> cocoon-users@xml.apache.org -> users@cocoon.apache.org
> 
> There are few initial stages:
> 
> 1) (pier) move mailing lists to new hostname:
>    - this will involve moving the actual directories on the server, the
>      mailing list downtime will be of approximately 15 to 30 minutes
>    
> 2) (pier) create aliases for old mailing list "post" address:
>    - make sure that messages to (for example) "cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org"
>      are transparently forwarded to "dev@cocoon.apache.org"
>    - but at the same time an informative message saying "the mailing list
>      has moved, your message has been delievered but remember to use the new
>      address in the future" is delievered to the sender
> 
> 3) (volunteers???) update the documentation and the live site to reflect
>    changes in the new subscription/unsubscription addresses.
> 
> Then as soon as this is completed:
> 
> 4) (pier/dlr) make sure that the archives on eyebrowse reflect this change.
> 
> After (I'd say) 15 days, then
> 
> 5) (pier) not allow transparent forwarding of emails from the old "post"
>    address to the "new" post address, but simply bounce them mentioning the
>    new address.
> 
> After (I'd say) another 30 days
> 
> 6) (pier) remove the old email aliases all together.
> 
> So, if we have a volunteer to update the site, and we all agree, we can
> start straight away.

What about non-ASF mail archives? I think we should tell them we are 
moving as well so that they can update their stuff.

I'm thinking about MARC and mail-archive

other than this (and Nicola's suggestion) I think it's a nice and sane 
plan of action.

Stefano.


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