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From Sander Striker <stri...@apache.org>
Subject Re: moving sa-talk to apache?
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2004 01:02:18 GMT
On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 01:45, Malte S. Stretz wrote:
> On Thursday 29 January 2004 01:28 CET Justin Mason wrote:
> > given the *massive* numbers of issues with this list in its current
> > home, I suggest we may be better off moving it to Apache.org sooner
> > rather than later.
> >
> > Currently, our status in Apache is that we are in the Incubator there,
> > which means that the list has an @incubator.apache.org suffix, which
> > would change to @apache.org later on graduation.
> 
> A later move out of the Incubator would be a non-issue if 
> (a) the incubator ezmlm would set the List-Id (currently none at all) or 
> Mailing-List header to the "final" id from the get-go.

This could probably be arranged.  We'd have to check.

> (b) the incubator posting address stayed alive (as an alias) even after 
> we're out of the Incubator.

This is not a problem.

> I CC'd the Incubator ML as this is probably a global issue.
> 
> > We had been putting this off to avoid this inconvenience -- but
> > given the slowness and general trouble with the sf.net list, I
> > think it may be worthwhile sooner rather than later.
> >
> > It would require that subscribers to sa-talk resubscribe at the new
> > address, FWIW.
> 
> I think (especially with the current SF.net trouble) that would be no 
> problem for the users if they'd do it once. But doing this twice might 
> annoy the people (judging from some mailinglist movements I've seen 
> recently).

They wouldn't have to resubscribe for the second move.  And if we can
do the List-Id thing they prolly don't have to change any rules either.

Sander

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