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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Forums not reachable
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 15:21:34 GMT


On 09/29/2011 01:00 AM, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
> Kay,
>
>> Can you supply an update to whatever is going on on this wiki page?
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Community+Forums
>
> This page looks like an technical overview of running the forum. I am
> not sure a status information would fit there. Anyway, here is some
> more info, fell free to add it whereever you want it.
>
>> The issue Terry refers to has been closed and the response is confusing to
>> me, but perhaps it makes sense to someone else.
> ...
>> I, for one, would really like to get an idea of what's going on with this.
>
> Not sure which issue you mean. Are speaking of "4) Work on the
> rebranding and other content changes to comply with agreed project
> requirements"

no...Terry filed an actual JIRA issue on setting this up...

see

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-3888

but it is now "closed"

>
> If yes, this is not solved yet.
>
> Basically the forums are property of the forum volunteers (which are
> the maintainers of the board). They are running the board for years
> similar to the ASF. Now there was a lots of discussion what they need
> to change, like for example: who will be a committer, who will be
> PMCs. On the other hand of course the ooo-pmc would get hands on the
> forum - it seems forum people are very nervous about this, because
> they feel treated very badly from ooo-dev.
>
> That being said, there was much discussion on the forum itself, and
> there is still no decision. While the english board is   roundabout
> 60% are for a move, at the spanish speakers board nobody wants to move
> to the ASF.
>
> It is is still a confusing situation, and we finally started a draft
> of the necessary changes:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Changes+integrate+the+forums+into+the+AOOo+project
> but as you can see, it is incomplete and not yet voteable. Some more
> work is required. The offline time of the boards does not help, of
> course :(
>
> Hope I have expressed everything very well.

ok, thanks for this. I obviously did not see this wiki page.

>
> Cheers
> Christian
>
>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Christian Grobmeier<grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>>> Wasn't there going to be a proposal from the Forum community regarding
>>> moving the Forums to Apache Infrastructure?
>>>>
>>>> I recall activity on the the CWiki about it, but nothing has happened
>>> here to move the process forward.
>>>
>>> The proposal is still in progress. There is still no agreement on if
>>> it actually will happen.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Christian
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>> On Sep 28, 2011, at 3:28 AM, drew wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, 2011-09-28 at 12:00 +0200, floris v wrote:
>>>>>> Op 28-9-2011 8:58, Rory O'Farrell schreef:
>>>>>>> On Wed, 28 Sep 2011 08:50:41 +0200
>>>>>>> Reizinger Zoltán<zreizinger@hdsnet.hu>    wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The forums not reachable, at least to me,  on address
>>>>>>>> http://user.services.openoffice.org
>>>>>>>> Somebody knows why?
>>>>>>> Not reachable here either, Zoltan, for at least the last 36 hours.
 A
>>> posting on oooforum.org notes that the site is down, but gives no reason
>>>>>>> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=131317
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> I noticed it too, and I'm an admin at the Dutch nl forum. But I'm
as
>>>>>> ignorant about what's going on as everybody else. :=(
>>>>>
>>>>> You are right in that no one knows
>>>>>
>>>>> - you really should be following the user mailing list [the new one not
>>>>> the old one], this was the only topic talked about on the list
>>>>> yesterday ... then again, it's not like the list is actually getting
any
>>>>> use otherwise anyway - but still.
>>>>>
>>>>> So, I've been up since 4 AM, my time, hoping to hear something and now
>>>>> it's 11:30 Hamburg time - still nothing - I did just get an email (an
>>>>> hour ago now) from Terry so everyone is waiting to pounce, but as of
5
>>>>> minutes ago still unable to connect to the server in any way at all.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> http://www.grobmeier.de
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>>
>> "There is no such thing as coincidence."
>>            -- Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Rule #39
>>
>
>
>

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MzK

"There is no such thing as coincidence."
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