[IronPython] Switching Mailing List to CodePlex

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Jul 24 09:48:44 PDT 2008


Dino Viehland wrote:
> I believe the advantage would be the discussions would be accessible from the web site as well as the mailing list.
>   
The current list is already available for reading on the web via the 
current list archive and for reading / posting from google groups.

Those archives, and links to those archives, would rot if the list was 
moved...

Michael

> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Michael Foord
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:25 AM
> To: Discussion of IronPython
> Subject: [IronPython] Switching Mailing List to CodePlex
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> Harry Pierson wrote:
>   
>> The CodePlex team just shipped mailing list support for project discussions. Details are available at http://blogs.msdn.com/codeplex/archive/2008/07/23/codeplex-project-discussions-mailing-lists.aspx.
>>
>> While we've had this mailing list for years, I've spoken to the CodePlex team and it should be possible to make the switch over to the CodePlex infrastructure. However, I wouldn't want to make a change like that without getting some feedback from the community at large.
>>
>> If you've got a strong opinion about CodePlex mailing lists one way or another, please let me know.
>>
>>
>>     
>
> Is there any *advantage* to switching?
>
> This list works fine and is linked to from many places. I'd be -1 on a
> switch just for the sake of it
>
> Michael Foord
>   
>> Harry Pierson
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