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From TJ Frazier <tjfraz...@cfl.rr.com>
Subject Re: [MIGRATION] Shut down on remaining Oracle web resources
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 19:21:53 GMT
On 3/15/2012 15:10, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 3:07 PM, Roberto Galoppini<rgaloppini@geek.net>  wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Roberto Galoppini<rgaloppini@geek.net>
 wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:09 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> <snip>
>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Sure..   What do you want me to add to that post?  Are there some
>>>>> specific instructions?
>>>>>
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> We might instruct users that to convert their accounts they just need
>>>> to enter their openoffice.org username and password and ask them to
>>>> read the messages shown. If they do not remember the password, the
>>>> link "Request new password" pages
>>>> http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/user
>>>> http://templates.services.openoffice.org/user
>>>> allows them to receive a link to change e-mail address and password
>>>> (note that the two websites use different logins).
>>>>
>>>> Note that the "request new password" will work until the
>>>> @openoffice.org alias will be active.
>>>> Last but not least, the possibility to use the old password will work
>>>> until the Oracle authentication server is operational.
>>>>
>>>> VERY IMPORTANT: Consider that both kiling the alias forwarding and
>>>> shutting down the Oracle authentication server will prevent users to
>>>> login. I hope we can keep alive at least one of those services at
>>>> least until we'll get from Oracle all necessary information to migrate
>>>> users.
>>>>
>>>
>>> OK.  I updated the blog post here:
>>> https://blogs.apache.org/OOo/entry/retirement_of_openoffice_org_email
>>>
>>> But note that there is no guarantee that the announcement list reaches
>>> all of those people who have accounts on the extensions or templates
>>> website.
>>>
>>> Is there another list that can be used to contact them?  Or is it
>>> possible to extract the names of the extension/template owners from
>>> the DB and send them an administrative note about the migration?
>>
>> Of course we can do that, but maybe the PPMC doesn't want to send out
>> a message to 40k persons while actually only a tiny fraction of them
>> are or have been active users of the Extensions or Templates website.
>> What do you think?
>>
>
> Right.  I was hoping there was a way to send an email to only those
> users who have published an extension or template.
>
> -Rob

Fortunately, the extension publishers usually have a website listing in 
their descriptions. If any of those have an oo.o address, we can deal 
with them slowly and individually.

/tj/
>
>>> Do you have any metrics on what % of accounts have converted?
>>
>> Extensions: about 12k users, few hundreds have a published content, a
>> dozen or two have converted.
>> Templates: about 28k users, few hundreds have a published content, a
>> dozen or two have converted.
>>
>> Roberto
>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>> Roberto




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