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From Gavin Mabie <kwikst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Enhancing the Contributor's Experience: generic mailing lists
Date Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:57:46 GMT
Happy New Year!

On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 12:21 PM, Pierre Smits <pierre.smits@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> *Pre-amble*
> Today, while responding to an posting in one of the mailing lists, I
> experienced a failure by the mailer deamon of the ASF.
>
> In this case I tried to send an email to user@infra.a.o.
>
> *The issue*
> The issue is that the ASF allows offices and project to use both user@ and
> users@ as one of their mailing lists. And I suspect that this can cause
> typos to happen to anyone not familiar with the ML specifics of each office
> or project.
>
> One could say that the burden is on the sender to ensure that the email is
> sent to the right mailing list, but
>
> would it not be advisable/preferable that the ASF ensures the best
> contributor's experience possible by enabling wrongfully addressed
> user@<whatever>.a.o.
> mails get delivered to users@<whatever>.a.o. and wrongfully
> users@<whatever>.a.o.
> get delivered to user@<whatever>.a.o.?
>
>
> It seems to me that this is easy to implement by INFRA (though I don't know
> the intricacies of the mailer deamon implemented).
>
> What do you think?
>
> Best regards,
>
>
>
> Pierre Smits
>
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