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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mailing list user migration: Staging and volunteers
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 23:05:22 GMT
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> A quick summary of where we are, in case you haven't been following
> >> the previous threads.
> >>
> >> Information on the top 100 legacy mailing lists is on the wiki [1].
> >> A draft note that will be sent to these lists is an another page [2].
> >>
> >> If you note in that first page, the "Migration Owner" column is blank.
> >>  So either I need to quickly learn French, Dutch and Japanese, or I
> >> need some help here.
> >>
> >> Volunteers would translate the note, send it to the relevant NL lists,
> >> and be available on those lists to answer any migration-related
> >> questions.  Ideally you would already be a participant on the lists
> >> and familiar to that community.
> >>
> >> As for staging, I'd recommend that we do not do this all at once.
> >> Migrating 100 lists at once would be very messy.  But we can easily
> >> break this down into related groups of lists and do the migration over
> >> a few weeks.  One possible staging would be:
> >>
> >> 1) All the lists that will be merged into the new ooo-marketing list.
> >> This will help jump start that lists important work, and bring
> >> community members into the discussion who might not have been
> >> interested in the other topics we've been discussing on ooo-dev.
> >>
> >> 2) All of the lists that will be merged into ooo-dev
> >>
> >> 3) All of the lists that will be merged into ooo-users
> >>
> >> 4) NL lists (which could be done in parallel with the above.  However,
> >> they will require some discussion and admin work to create new
> >> ooo-lang lists,)
> >>
> >> The thought behind this staging is that we "work out the kinks" with
> >> the more technical and (hopefully) more forgiving project lists,
> >> before moving on to the user and NL lists.  We can adjust the
> >> instructions and messaging based on what we learn from the initial
> >> migrations.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >>
> > Have the "new" NL lists been setup already? I may have missed that and I
> > haven't look at any jira tix.
> >
>
> No NL lists yet, except for Japanese.  We need moderator volunteers
> before we can request them.
>
> Process for getting a new mailing list created is here:
>
> http://www.apache.org/dev/committers.html#new-mailing-list
>
> Probably makes sense to start with the largest NL communities first?
>

OK, thanks, I need to think about this...a good approach, etc.


>
> >
> >> [1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Mailing+lists
> >> [2]
> >>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Email+Migration+Post
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "This is no social crisis
> >  Just another tricky day for you."
> >                 -- "Tricky Day", the Who
> >
>



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 Just another tricky day for you."
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