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From Mathias Bauer <Mathias_Ba...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: [ISSUE] Shut-down of all name@ openoffice.org e-mail addresses
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 10:00:42 GMT
On 07.11.2011 03:08, Peter Junge wrote:
> On 11/6/2011 10:01 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Peter Junge<peter.junge@gmx.org> wrote:
>>> On 11/05/2011 11:18 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
> [...]
>
>>>> We don't even need Oracle for this. You can see which ID's are active
>>>> in project work by doing reports in Bugzilla. For example, there are
>>>> fewer than 500 IDs that have submitted more than 1 defect report in
>>>> the past year. If we each agree to main 25 or so of these addresses,
>>>> to let them know about the retirement of the email forwarders, we
>>>> could notify them quickly.
>>>
>>> This is a totally wrong assumption. I haven't been filing an issue
>>> for ages,
>>> nonetheless been fairly active from 2008 to 2010.
>>>
>>
>> And you are active on the mailing list, so you know about the
>> migration. We're talking about how to reach out to those who might
>> not be aware. Grabbing the addresses from BZ is one way. If you have
>> an idea for other ways, feel free to suggest them.
>
> One idea I have is to let the legacy OOo subscribers go through a
> re-registration. That would require to send a bulk e-mail to all 500.000
> existing accounts. Such e-mail would explain the situation and ending
> with a request to follow a link
So you recommend something that most "intelligent" e-mail clients 
probably will consider to be a phishing attempt.

Regards,
Mathias

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