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From Alex Harui <>
Subject Re: [GROOVY] mailing lists are ready, see you there!
Date Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:02 GMT
Why do folks think that current list users can’t click on a mailto and hit
send?  That’s all it takes to subscribe.  It will weed out some dead email
addresses and give folks the option to use different email addresses.

Our project had over 800 folks join the dev@ list without auto-subscribing


On 3/27/15, 3:17 AM, "Andy Seaborne" <> wrote:

>Great - it's good that was the understanding on the lists anyway and
>notification of the action is a good idea as Bertrand notes; it's also
>highlighting the move (can't assume all the user list subscribers have
>groked that!). A read-only-ish list like commits is not an issue.
>	Andy
>(This "it's on the web so I can use it"
>On 27/03/15 06:25, Paul King wrote:
>> Only users from the previous list will be added and there was an
>> assumption that all code/patches sent to that list would be Apache
>> licensed by default. So, not quite the same thing but as long as we warn
>> people and tell them how to unsubscribe, I think auto subscribing them
>> would be OK?
>> Cheers, Paul.
>> On 27/03/2015 8:21 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
>>> Signing up to Apache list means the user is making an explicit act of
>>> joining a place where code (or pointers to code) sent is granted to
>>> Apache.
>>> Implicit subscription muddies the waters for contributions.
>>>      Andy
>To unsubscribe, e-mail:
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