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From Regina Henschel <rb.hensc...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org email forwarder shutdown: That time is now
Date Wed, 07 Mar 2012 22:51:00 GMT
Rob Weir schrieb:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>> In case you missed it on the other thread, we heard from Andrew that
>> the remaining Oracle servers that supported the legacy OOo project
>> will be shut down starting on March 15th. This includes the mailing
>> list and the mail forwarder.
>>
>> We dealt with the mailing lists before, sending notes to the active
>> ones that the project had moved over to Apache and gave them the new
>> addresses.  I subscribe to many of these lists and they have been
>> silent for months.  I moderate one and it is all spam, and has been
>> for months.  If you are seeing any openoffice.org list that still has
>> real traffic on it, then please speak up.  We need to identify any
>> active remaining lists and send them the information here:
>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Email+Migration+Post
>>
>> At the same time we need to notify users that the openoffice.org email
>> forwarding service is being retired as of March 15th.  I had already
>> drafted a note for this, and it was previously reviewed.  I've just
>> updated it to put in the actual shutdown date:
>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/%28Draft%29+Public+Statement+on+Email+Forwarding
>>
>> If there are no objections, my plan is to:
>>
>> 1) Move that wiki page into a blog post, clean up for formatting and publish it
>>
>
> The blog post is out:
> https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/retirement_of_openoffice_org_email
>
> Also on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/#!/rcweir/statuses/175664277552766977
>
> And Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/110021943609888508798/posts/WnwA84zDZiJ
>
>
>> 2) On Monday morning send a note out to ooo-announce, referring to
>> that blog post for details.
>>
>
> I'm holding off until Monday for the ooo-announce post.  It is more
> likely to be read if sent out on a Monday than a Friday.
>
>
> Are there any other places we should post this information to?
> Legacy dev/user/discuss lists?  phpBB Forums?  Any NLC's?  If anyone
> can help broadening the reach of this information, it would help avoid
> surprises when March 15th comes.


I have informed users@de.openoffice.org, dev@de.openoffice.org, 
announce@de.openoffice.org, business@de.openoffice.org, 
marketing@de.openoffice.org, and qa@de.openoffice.org
http://openoffice.org/projects/de/lists/dev/archive/2012-03/message/20

Kind regards
Regina

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