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From Ilya Khlopotov <>
Subject Re: moving email lists to GitHub Discussions (Was: [DISCUSS] moving email lists to Discourse)
Date Tue, 12 May 2020 09:46:30 GMT
I would be +1 as long as it works and we have options to migrate archive elsewhere if/when
we need to.
You are proposing to mirror email traffic which means that mail archive would have a complete
history and spare the project from total vendor lock in.

Best regards,

On 2020/05/11 19:04:53, Joan Touzet <> wrote: 
> On 2020-03-15 9:36, Dave Cottlehuber wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Mar 2020, at 14:35, Naomi Slater wrote:
> >> apparently GitHub has discussions now. it's still in beta, but you can
> >> specifically request it if you want it if you contact support, I think
> >>
> >> e.g.,
> >> <>
> > 
> > interesting.
> > 
> >> I'm interested to know what we think about this and how this
> >> might/could fit into our plans for user support, discussion, etc.
> Given that we already have email integration with GitHub, this will 
> probably be easier to get through the ASF bureaucracy than something 
> brand new.
> I'm willing to take this through Infra if people agree to it. It doesn't 
> look like there are any separate "boards" or tags yet, so the proposal 
> would likely be that discussions there would get emailed onto user@. The 
> hard part will be getting replies to the thread on user@ to go back into 
> the discussion on GH; we might be able to get an "asf-bot" to do this 
> for us.
> I also looked at Infra's JIRA database, and no one has put in this 
> request there yet. So, we'd be the first, with all the difficulties that 
> entails.
> Can I get an informal "vote" on this approach and go-ahead? Since it's 
> informal, anyone is encouraged to respond.
> -Joan "adopt, adapt, improve" Touzet

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