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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: Can we move forward with shutting down the email forwarder?
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 03:13:13 GMT
+1: I echo others, and would only state that when we do shut it down
for good, that we communicate clearly the new destination…. something
you noted. Thus, I'd like to volunteer to work with others to do just
that: notify people of the imminent shutdown and opening to more of
this here effort.

On 6 February 2012 21:12, Dave Fisher <> wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>> Back in December, I was helping put together a plan for shutting down
>> the legacy email forwarder.  That work was on the wiki and the mailing
>> list.  It was put on hold due to concerns that the forwarding service
>> might have a complex relationship with one or more other subsystems,
>> such as Bugzilla and the Extension/Template repository.
>> Was this ever resolved?
> Yes. We can't login to E & T. The two are detached. No reason here to keep
>>  Are we aware of any actual technical issue
>> that would prevent us from going forward with a plan to notify the
>> broader community about the shutdown, working with infra on a bounce
>> notification to implement, and then after a fair warning period,
>> actually shutting down the forwarder?
> +1 Please start.
>> Note: obviously there are people who have accounts in Bugzilla or the
>> Extensions repository that use email addresses.  Ditto
>> for legacy mailing lists and even AOO mailing lists.  This is
>> something that we would address through the outreach and communication
>> of the shutdown plan.  These are communications issues, not technical
>> ones.  So long as a user has the ability to login, and change their
>> email address, then we're OK.  What I am asking is whether there are
>> any technical dependencies that go beyond that?
> I don't think so.
> Regards,
> Dave
>> -Rob

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