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From Roberto Galoppini <>
Subject Re: [MIGRATION] Shut down on remaining Oracle web resources
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:35:51 GMT
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 8:59 PM, Roberto Galoppini <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 8:40 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 3:21 PM, TJ Frazier <> wrote:
>>> On 3/15/2012 15:10, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 3:07 PM, Roberto Galoppini<>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 5:08 PM, Rob Weir<>  wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Roberto Galoppini<>
>>>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:09 PM, Rob Weir<>
>>>>>> <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
>>>>>>> to enter their username and password and ask them
>>>>>>> read the messages shown. If they do not remember the password,
>>>>>>> link "Request new password" pages
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>> alias will be active.
>>>>>>> Last but not least, the possibility to use the old password will
>>>>>>> until the Oracle authentication server is operational.
>>>>>>> VERY IMPORTANT: Consider that both kiling the alias forwarding
>>>>>>> shutting down the Oracle authentication server will prevent users
>>>>>>> login. I hope we can keep alive at least one of those services
>>>>>>> least until we'll get from Oracle all necessary information to
>>>>>>> users.
>>>>>> OK.  I updated the blog post here:
>>>>>> 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.
>> So there is no way to navigate, using DB queries, temporary tables,
>> etc., from extensions artifacts to the owning account to the email
>> address for the owning account?
> Yes, we can definitely do that, but if we work out the right queries
> to find the active ones do we have time to contact them via their
> accounts? If not the only available option seems to be
> to wait for the email list, as mentioned by Andrew below.

We have been working on some queries, see below for results:

- Members: 11,717 (actual 11406, the others are some blocked and
excluded because of previous spam activities)
- Users with content: 504 (188 local, 316 to be migrated)
- Members with comments: 1541 (881 local, 660 to be migrated)
- Users that have migrated: 30
- Customer data: the set union of the 316 users with content and the
660 with comments

- Members: 28020 (actual 27951, the others are blocked and excluded
because of previous spam activities)
- Users with content: 635 (4 rooms, 631 to be migrated)
- Members with comments: 506 (0 local, 506 to be migrated)
- Users that have migrated: 5
- Customer data: the set union of the 631 users with content and the
506 with comments

We plan to send them in the very next hours a message like the
following, if you have any feedback or suggestion please send them
asap, since Oracle will kill the alias forwarding within today.

Subject: Instructions about how to retain access to the OpenOffice
Extensions/Templates website

Dear Extensions/Templates user,

As you may have heard, Oracle contributed the (OOo)
code to Apache in June 2011. As part of this move, we are about to loose
access to the servers that formerly hosted the website
and various other online services associated with the project,
included the Extensions/Templates websites.

Since SourceForge is currently hosting the Extensions/Templates
website, in collaboration with the Apache OpenOffice community we are
working to help you to smoothly retain full control over your existing
Extensions/Templates credentials.

Below you'll find a temporary unique link you can use to access your
account at the Extensions/Templates website. If you want to be sure
this is not a phishing attack, we suggest you to read all the news
about the Retirement of emails at the Apache blog


Whatever was your role at the community, we'd like to
say thank you for your past contributions, and we look forward to see
you help also the Apache OpenOffice community to succeed.

The SourceForge Team

> Roberto
>>> /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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