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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Suggestions for transferring folks from pre-existing mailing lists.
Date Sat, 18 Jun 2011 01:18:05 GMT
Gavin McDonald wrote:
> > From: Jonathan Hsieh
> > 
> > Looking for some advise on a quick question:
> > 
> > What have folks generally done to transfer folks from an external mailing
> list
> > to a new podling mailing list?
> > 
> > - Forward mail from old list to new list @incubator.apache.org list ?
> 
> No
> 
> > 
> > - Just add everyone from the old list to the new @incubator list?
> > (possible?)
> 
> possible but not allowed, we will not auto subscribe people from external
> mailing lists.
> 
> > 
> > - Just should we just send a message and have people subscribe to the new
> > list (which may lose some people in transition)?
> 
> Yes please. Those that don't make it across don't want to I guess (?)

It would be good if someone could enhance the Guide docs
as they go. Here is one place where mail lists are mentioned:
http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#request-mailing-lists

-David

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