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From TJ Frazier <tjfraz...@cfl.rr.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] [ooo-users] Speaking of ooo-users
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 09:28:10 GMT
On 10/17/2011 03:35, Ross Gardler wrote:
> Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> On Oct 17, 2011 3:04 AM, "Dennis E. Hamilton"<dennis.hamilton@acm.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Let's not jiggle anything just yet.  The options have not been explored
> and it
>> may be better to have some preparatory assistance of current-list
> moderators
>> and administrators.  There are a ton of mailing lists under the live OO.o
>> site.
>
> I'd suggest adding a footer to all these mailing list mails that states the
> project is now at Apache and the list will be closed down in the future and
> moved to an Apache.org address.
>
> There should also be regular mails to the lists saying the same and inviting
> list participants to join ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org to discuss their
> needs.
>
> As lists are created here you can change these headers and mails to warnings
> about switch off with subscription instructions for the lists here.
>
> Ross
>
In general, setting a ML footer is fairly easy to do, for an owner under 
SYMPA.

I have a small problem w/r/t the @documentation lists, because we at 
AOOo have made no provision for documentation at all.

/tj/
>>
>>   - Dennis
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kay Schenk [mailto:kay.schenk@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 14:19
>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: [DISCUSS] [ooo-users] Speaking of ooo-users
>>
>> I turn your attention to:
>>
>> http://openoffice.org/projects/www/lists/users/archive
>>
>> there seems to be a fair amount of continued activity here.
>>
>> I could change the "subscribe" link on:
>> http://support.openoffice.org/
>>
>> to get them to the new Apache users list, but, what to do about current
>> subscribers/conversations. Yes, we've discussed this a bit and,
>> truthfully, since I have NO admin powers on the existing mailing lists I
>> haven't been keeping up with it actually, but, given recent events, I
>> think it would be wise to get current users on board SOON with the new
>> set-up.
>>
>> Thoughts? I don't know how to put the current list in read-only and I
>> thought someone (Dennis, Alex) said this could be done along with a
>> message to this list to that effect. I feel dealing with this particular
>> list (its total migration) should be a very high priority.
>>
>> The last messages I find about this concern archiving the existing lists.
>>
>> My apologies if I'm way behind on some of this conversation.
>> --
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>>
>> "There is no such thing as coincidence."
>>             -- Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Rule #39
>



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