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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (INFRA-8886) Discontinue
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:22:00 GMT


Sebb updated INFRA-8886:
    Assignee: Sebb  (was: Tony Stevenson)
      Status: Waiting for Infra  (was: Closed)

The .qmail files were dropped, however the mailing list was not removed from bin/.archives
nor was the hermes directory cleaned up

> Discontinue
> -------------------------------------
>                 Key: INFRA-8886
>                 URL:
>             Project: Infrastructure
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Mailing Lists
>            Reporter: Robert Kowalski
>            Assignee: Sebb
>            Priority: Major
>             Fix For: Jan 2015
> Hi Infra,
> last month Paul Davis suggested to discontinue the erlang list for couchdb. One reason
is that there are a lot of spam requests compared to almost no real posts (see also
> Today I removed the Erlang mailinglist from the list of our available mailing lists on (
so no new people sign up.
> Log from #couchdb-dev today:
> {noformat}
> 23:28:32 <+robertkowalski> btw i still have this svn diff on my disk:
> 23:28:52 <+robertkowalski> davisp started a thread some weeks ago regarding the
deprecation of the erlang list
> 23:29:34 <+robertkowalski> i would need a review to take the link offline which
would be the first step before writing a ticket to
>                            infra that we want to turn off the power for that list
> 23:29:43 <+davisp> erlang/spam-only list
> 23:29:53 <+Kxepal> robertkowalski: iirc we'd already agreed on this
> {noformat}
> We discussed that writing a ticket to you that we don't want to keep that mailing list
would be the next step, please let me know if there are further steps needed.

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