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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Discussion board vs. user mailing list in incubating project
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:14:41 GMT


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> On Jan 13, 2019, at 10:09 PM, Myrle Krantz <myrle@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> How’s their discussion board archived?

Yes, archival is the question. One approach we took with OpenOffice was to move the phpBB
for the forums onto PMC managed VMs using Apache Infra provided MySQL.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> -Myrle
> 
>> On Sat, Jan 12, 2019 at 7:01 PM Sebastian <ssc@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I recently received a question from a project that is considering to
>> apply to the incubator and I did not know the answer, so I would like to
>> ask for your input on that.
>> 
>> The project has a very active web-based discussion board, similar to
>> projects like Apache MXNet on https://discuss.mxnet.io/ or Rust on
>> https://users.rust-lang.org/. However, Apache projects traditionally
>> prefer a user mailing list to web-based discussion boards in my experience.
>> 
>> The question is now whether the project would have to migrate the
>> discussion board to the user mailing list during incubation or whether
>> they could keep it. Do we have an official stance on that?
>> 
>> Best,
>> Sebastian
>> 
>> PS: As a side note, I'd like to mention that the project will have a
>> dev@ and private@ mailinglist as usual, this question is only about the
>> interactions with users.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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