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[AUCTeX-devel] Re: Mailing lists...

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Mailing lists...
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 18:54:33 +0200
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On Thu, Mar 24 2005, Reiner Steib wrote:

> I would propose:
> - Keep the current (=old) Gmane groups.
> - Create the new mailing lists and request corresponding Gmane groups:
>   gmane.emacs.auctex.{general,devel,announce,bugs}
>   (g.e.a.commits (auctex-diffs) and g.e.a.cvs (auctex-commit) later as
>   you suggested below).
>   After requesting the Gmane groups, the Gmane admins will sent out
>   subscriptions reques to the lists and inform the list admin (see
>   The groups will be created as soon as new messages arrive (or
>   after archives are imported--I'm not 100% sure about this).
> - Import the archives into the new groups:
>   gelp.bugs   -> gmane.emacs.auctex.bugs
>   gelp.devel  -> gmane.emacs.auctex.devel
>   ge.auc-tex  -> gmane.emacs.auctex.general
>   This step is not strictly necessary, but I would suggest to do it.
>   E.g. it would simplify searching for old discussions/problems if you
>   don't have to search the obsoleted groups.

David, what is your opinion/decision on this proposal?  I will arrange
things with the Gmane admins if you agree.

Lars is looking for mailing lists to import, so now is good time to
request it:

,----[ ]
| I need an archive to import to test on.  Anybody have an archive they
| want imported?  (Ask the list admin first whether it's OK to do the
| import.)  Unix mbox archives preferred.

> - Post a reminder on the lists including links to the new Gmane
>   group(s).
> - Set the status of the Gmane groups to read-only (i.e. when someone
>   tries to post thru Gmane, he will get a reply telling so).
>   Additionally the list admins of address@hidden and
>   address@hidden could remove the subscription of the
>   corresponding Gmane accounts: that no more messages will be added to
>   the old groups.

Bye, Reiner.
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