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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: (Draft) Email forwarding public announcement
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:48:12 GMT
… back….
Thanks, Rob; will cast eye over this shortly.
PS then I'll bottom post ...

On 30 November 2011 16:12, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> Note this is draft. But I'd like to see if I'm heading in the right direction.
> The idea would be to put this up on the blog, out to the mailing
> lists, prominently linked from home page of podling and OOo websites,
> and spread the word through social networks.
> But not yet.  This is still draft.
> I've thrown in the shut off date as January 31st, 2012.  This has not
> been discussed, so consider that to be just a placeholder for now.
> (Again, this is just draft).
> Some specific points that could use more detail include project
> services (lists, wikis, Bugzilla, etc.) that would be very commonly
> used with email addresses.  I think I listed them all.
> But can you think of others?
> Also, if anyone knows what we should recommend for BZ and Wiki
> accounts, feel free to fill in those details, either on the list or
> directly on the wiki.
> The other parts to this, if you recall, are:
> 1) Working with Infra@ on a bounce notification.  I have not started
> this beyond some vigorous arm waving.
> 2) A wiki page that the bounce notification would point to, showing
> the mapping of the various utility and mailing list addresses.  I
> think we can recycle information already on the wiki page dealing with
> the list migration.
> 3) Ideally, translation of the above, once finalized, into major user languages.
> And obviously it will be easier to coordinate this if we can agree on
> a date for retiring the forwarding service.  We're currently
> out-of-policy with this, though I think no one wants to just pull the
> plug without fair notice to users.
> -Rob

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