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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Prototype ASF Mailing List Request form
Date Thu, 31 May 2012 14:24:57 GMT
On 31 May 2012 13:58, Shane Curcuru <> wrote:
> Sweet.
> It would be really helpful for the pmc field to be a select list of existing
> TLPs / podlings.

Not sure that will always be possible; often the mailing lists are
being created as part of TLP/podling creation.

Even for existing TLPs/podlings - is there a canonical list of their names?

> Personally, I think it would be helpful for the list name field to be a
> select list for dev/user/commits/etc./Other.  I.e. suggest the most common
> set of names (and pick either user@ or users@, whichever is currently most
> prevalent) to encourage projects to use the exact common names.  IF someone
> picks Other, they can enter their own name.


> The Moderators field should be wider, and it's pop-up text should explain
> the separators supported.

No need for seps, because new fields are auto-generated.

> Is this in SVN so people can suggest specific patches, or not yet?
> - Shane
> On 2012-05-25 10:54 PM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>> Nothing fancy: simple data gathering. Output will be validated and
>> placed into svn as input to another tool down the chain.
>> The topic I would like to discuss is what additional input validation
>> should be done. Mailing list names have specific formats. Within the
>> incubator, podling mailing list names are expected to have a specific
>> format. But the mapping of podling names to mailing list names
>> sometimes varies...
>> Suggestions welcome. I'm starting with the incubator as it is the
>> source for a bulk of the requests...
>> - Sam Ruby
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