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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: Suspending Projects
Date Sun, 26 Jul 2009 21:01:01 GMT
I would recommend that the public facing page for the project also be  
modified since it will still show up in searches.


On Jul 26, 2009, at 10:44 AM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:

> This thread really needs to be put to a conclusion as policy and  
> procedure.  On the table we have:
> Suspension would include:
>  -- disable the mailing lists (no need to moderate)
>  -- disable commit access (no need to review changes)
>  -- change the index of projects
> The idea being to both flag it as dormant, and to remove the  
> oversight requirements that we have, by disabling anything requiring  
> oversight.
> There seems to be some disagreement over the word "suspend", which  
> is being used in reference to an existing dormant state, not sending  
> someone to the Headmaster's office to be removed from school.
> There also seems to be a disagreement over the idea that inactive  
> projects don't require oversight, but I feel that if we don't close  
> the mailing lists, they will not be properly moderated (moderators  
> still have to wade through spam looking for any faint signal), and  
> people would wonder why they send messages that get lost.  And we  
> don't want to miss commit messages.  It is best to structureally  
> disable the resources than to trust in lack of use.
> 	--- Noel
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