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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Prototype ASF Mailing List Request form
Date Sun, 27 May 2012 11:41:52 GMT
Daniel Shahaf wrote on Sun, May 27, 2012 at 14:12:54 +0300:
> Nick Kew wrote on Sat, May 26, 2012 at 07:39:48 +0100:
> > 
> > On 26 May 2012, at 03:54, Sam Ruby wrote:
> > 
> > > https://whimsy.apache.org/infra/mlreq
> > > 
> > > Nothing fancy: simple data gathering.  Output will be validated and
> > > placed into svn as input to another tool down the chain.
> > > 
> > > The topic I would like to discuss is what additional input validation
> > > should be done.  Mailing list names have specific formats.  Within the
> > > incubator, podling mailing list names are expected to have a specific
> > > format.  But the mapping of podling names to mailing list names
> > > sometimes varies...
> > > 
> > > Suggestions welcome.  I'm starting with the incubator as it is the
> > > source for a bulk of the requests...
> > 
> > [foo] @ [bar]  .apache.org ?
> > 
> 
> The form is ASF wide.  You guys will enter "incubator" for [bar].
> 
> > What about a toggle for a private list?  Or is that determined on name alone?
> 
> Easy to add if there's a use case.  apmail hat on, I would still like
> sanity checking to avoid the case where someone requests a "foo-private"
> list and forgets to tick the "Make it private?" checkbox.

There _is_ a use case: some foo@apache.org lists will need such an option.

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