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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ISSUE] Shut-down of all name@ openoffice.org e-mail addresses
Date Sun, 06 Nov 2011 02:01:34 GMT
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:
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Andrea Pescetti
>> <pescetti@openoffice.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On 02/11/2011 Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I think the most-important thing that Oracle could do right now,
>>>> while the forwarding service is operating, is send a bulk e-mail to
>>>> all current myname@ openoffice.org account holders asking them to
>>>> opt-in to any transfer to Apache.
>>>
>>> This is a brilliant idea and I fully agree. It would be the best
>>> trade-off
>>> between ensuring that there will be no major disruptions and not
>>> requiring
>>> too much effort on Oracle side.
>>>
>>
>> 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.

> Peter
>

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