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From Sam Ruby <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Prototype ASF Mailing List Request form
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:29:29 GMT
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:40 PM, David Crossley <> wrote:
> sebb wrote:
>> David Crossley wrote:
>> > Sam Ruby wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I would love to see a resourceAlias attribute.  Or even a
>> >> resourceAliases attribute (allowing multiple names, separated by a
>> >> space and/or a comma).
>> >
>> > Yes please. Multiple.
>> >
>> > I do not have much volunteer time, but would eventually modify Clutch
>> > to utilise that.
>> I could find time to do that.
> Beaut. Seb did that now, thanks. It works nicely.

I can definitely work with that.

Now how, ideally, should the mailing list request form work for podlings?

Should requests only be allowed for podlings that have a status="current"?

If a podling has multiple aliases, and there exists a mailing list for
one alias, should creation using another alias for the same podling be

I don't mind writing a few extra lines of code if it can prevent
potential user errors.  My only real concern is that I don't want to
reject legitimate requires simply because somebody hasn't done all the
steps in the right order.  That being said, if this encourages
podlings.xml to be kept up to date, we all benefit!

- Sam Ruby

> -David
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