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From Daniel Gruno <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache NetBeans Incubator Proposal
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:39:47 GMT
On 09/14/2016 03:51 PM, Wade Chandler wrote:
>> On Sep 14, 2016, at 09:38, Wade Chandler <> wrote:
>>> On Sep 14, 2016, at 09:28, Daniel Gruno < <>>
>>> 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
>>>> 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

External provider aside, Pony Mail is an Apache project, so people are
welcome to help improve it :) Jump in stuff :)

With regards,

> Thanks,
> Wade

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