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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@apache.org>
Subject Re: @domain for Incubator mailing lists
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2005 23:52:39 GMT

On Dec 16, 2005, at 5:35 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> My personal preference is to have incubated sub-projects use  
> mailing lists and websites within the TLP containing a notice  
> header that the project is under incubation (and may die).  My  
> understanding is that you feel having the email address containing  
> the word "incubator" will warn users, and I believe that we can  
> achieve the same (or better) with a mail footer that contains the  
> notice. Note: we already have footers automatically added to every  
> email.
>
> Regardless, my desire for consistency vastly out weighs my  
> arguments above, so if the this policy change is approved by the  
> incubator community, I would like to see all mailing lists (with  
> the exception of the few that are about to graduate) be changed to  
> @incubator.

To what end?

>
> -dain
>
> On Dec 16, 2005, at 1:30 PM, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> since it's so easy to move them, should we move the latest  
>>> projects  coming into incubator to @incubator?
>>
>> If the list is relatively new, then yes.
>>
>> It would seem silly to do this to a project that's been around 6 mos+
>> and is nearing graduation (or the -other- alternative disposition).
>>
>>> On Dec 16, 2005, at 4:01 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>>>> The current approach is to put the mailing lists under the  
>>>> domain  of the TLP
>>>> into which it was expected that they would go, and THE REASON  
>>>> for this had
>>>> to do with the difficulty of moving the mailing lists and the   
>>>> eyebrowse
>>>> archives.  HOWEVER, Roy has since written a script to move  
>>>> mailing lists,
>>>> and we no longer use eyebrowse.  And unlike the prior setup, it  
>>>> is fairly
>>>> straightforward to redirect an old archive location to a new one.
>>>>
>>>> THEREFORE, new mailing lists should be created under the
>>>> @incubator.apache.org domain, just as all of the other project  
>>>> resources,
>>>> e.g., the web site and SVN subtree.
>>
>> +1
>>
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Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
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