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From Donald Whytock <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Review of Forums Agreement
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2011 23:05:44 GMT
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 6:43 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> Please not, there are not technical volunteers for fulfilling that
>> task. Terry E, who left the project, has mentioned this might be very
>> difficult or even impossible. This is a wish, but there is need of
>> somebody who does it.
> But that is what the proposal on the wiki says.  The wiki has a
> "technical changes" section in the proposal that states:
> "A new public board "site governance" is established to discuss forum
> related tasks. The messages are sent automatically to a readonly
> mailinglist name "forum-sitegovernance@"
> A new private board "private xxx" is established to discuss sensitive
> tasks, like for example user behavior. The messages are sent
> automatically to a privately archived mailing list (allowing Apache
> Members and Apache OpenOffice PPMC members to view) with a specific
> tag"
> Is this an error?  Should that section of the proposal be removed?
> If it is removed, then what are we doing about audit trails, and such?
>  Does phpBB give us everything we need without having it echoed to a
> private list?  I'm fine with that.  But I think it is important that
> the proposal cover how the forums will satisfy that important
> requirement.

Many BB systems allow updates to threads to be sent to a participant's
email address.  Perhaps a pseudouser can be set up whose email address
is a private ASF list, so that forum posts are archived there...?


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