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From Christian Grobmeier <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Review of Forums Agreement
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2011 06:03:05 GMT
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 1:05 AM, Donald Whytock <> wrote:
> 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.

>> 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...?

Actually this might be an excellent idea. If I remember correctly then
a user can subscribe to a board instead to a topic. But to my
knowledge not the text of a new post is sent, only the link to it. But
this might be OK as the first step.


> Don


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