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From Mathias Bauer <>
Subject Re: [Discussion]
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:30:50 GMT
On 19.08.2011 19:25, Dave Fisher wrote:

>>>>> 4) Shut down to new posts?
>>>> No
>>> So why wouldn't we want to shut down that list?
>> Why are you asking when you want to do it anyway? ;-)
>>> is getting 20 spam per day.  I'm a moderator on
>>> ooo-dev and we see maybe 1 spam every 2 weeks.
>> I said I see up to 20 spam mails on the other both ML. I don't know how much we get
on dev@ooo.
>>> Real posts at are infrequent and are not getting
>>> responded to.   But ooo-dev is clearly where the thriving dev
>>> discussion is occurring.
>>> Aren't these good reasons to consolidate the dev discussion in one
>>> place? Is there any advantage to have it be fragmented across two
>>> lists, especially if one list is mainly getting spam?
>> If so, it would be the same reason to shutdown also other mailing lists. So, we could
do it will all.
>> As Mathias said, the shutdown will happen anyway. No need to force it.
> At some point in the near future the ASF will take over the DNS for
> Once that occurs we must do some type of managed change over of the email
to whatever we want.
> What do we want?

What do you mean?

The old OOo project mailing lists don't make sense in the new setup and
they should be closed. The more I think about that, the more I like the
idea to close the existing mailing lists soon.

The mail addresses OTOH should be preserved. They
are only forwarding addresses now and they can be kept that way, can't they?


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