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From Mark Struberg <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:03:37 GMT
Yes, but that mails usually need to be manually moderated through (spam prevention).


> On Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 15:51, Wade Chandler <>
> >> 
>>  On Sep 14, 2016, at 09:38, Wade Chandler <> 
> wrote:
>>>  On Sep 14, 2016, at 09:28, Daniel Gruno < 
> <>> wrote:
>>>  On 09/14/2016 03:17 PM, Geertjan Wielenga wrote:
>>>> <> has forums that mirror 
> the mailing lists (well, not always,
>>>>  sometimes we've had syncing problems). My feeling is that since 
> Apache
>>>>  doesn't support forums, we could simply drop them. No need to 
> convert the
>>>>  forums to mailing lists, instead our mailing lists will need to be 
> moved if
>>>>  possible to Apache's mailing lists, while the forums can simply 
> be dropped.
>>>>  That would be my proposal for this, though some NetBeans community 
> members
>>>>  may differ and indeed it will be good to explicitly list this so 
> that we
>>>>  can track it when moving forward into incubation.
>>>  While not a forum in the traditional sense, 
> <> does offer
>>>  interacting with lists without having to use a separate mail client. 
> You
>>>  just log in via oauth and then read/write stuff :)
>>  Wow…all these years using the Apache lists in some way or another I never 
> knew about that. That is pretty cool, and I do think it could replace forums. 
> Certainly users have to get used to anything new. I think the Apache OAuth 
> button, and the Mozilla Persona buttons, should perhaps be slightly different. 
> The button itself could read “Apache Commiters Login” with a sub-link bottom 
> right justified “using Apache OAuth” and “Apache Users Login” and a sub-link

> bottom right justified “using Mozilla Persona”; just to make it more intuitive, 
> but certainly works, and is awesome! I had never used Persona, but it was easy 
> to setup and get going.
> Hmm, so it seems if I’m subscribed to a list the message goes through without a 
> hiccup, but if not, then it takes a good bit if it will be delivered at all. 
> Does anyone know if you are not subscribed to a list if you can start 
> conversations in other lists from 
> <>?
> Thanks,
> Wade

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