[OpenID board] [OpenID] Google Groups for your domain

David Recordon recordond at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 02:05:21 UTC 2009


Yes, I don't see how we could make this change without both preserving
the archives at their current URLs and importing the mailing list
history into the new groups.

--David

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 2:02 AM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Would the existing archives be preserved, including the links to the messages?  They're an important part of the archives of the organization, and I would be against a change where they're lost.
>
>                                -- Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of David Recordon
> Sent: Monday, December 14, 2009 5:44 PM
> To: openid-board at lists.openid.net
> Cc: OpenID Board (public)
> Subject: Re: [OpenID board] [OpenID] Google Groups for your domain
>
> Hey Mike,
> Mailman is quite painful to administer and the web archives are
> archaic. Google Groups removes all of the administration headaches,
> makes it drastically easier to moderate a mailing list, and provides a
> modern public web interface which includes powerful search
> functionality.
>
> The only reason we didn't move to Google Groups a few years ago was
> that they weren't offerred on your own domain name.
>
> --David
>
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 1:41 AM, Mike Jones <Michael.Jones at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Maybe I missed the thread, but what is the advantage of making a change when we already have working mailing lists?  There seems like more risk than benefit to doing this.
>>
>>                                -- Mike
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net [mailto:openid-board-bounces at lists.openid.net] On Behalf Of David Recordon
>> Sent: Monday, December 14, 2009 5:32 PM
>> To: Nat Sakimura
>> Cc: OpenID Board (public); openid-board at lists.openid.net
>> Subject: Re: [OpenID board] [OpenID] Google Groups for your domain
>>
>> Hey Nat,
>> Why do we need a motion?  Not a single person objected when I started
>> the thread.
>>
>> Less bureaucracy, not more. :)
>>
>> --David
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Nat Sakimura <sakimura at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Let us make this to an item for the next board meeting so that we can
>>> make a motion to do it.
>>>
>>> I am +1 on making transition as long as it can be done smoothly.
>>> At the same time, we must make a habit of doing it a bit more formally
>>> than just making move.
>>>
>>> The same applies to the move to github from svn.openid.net.
>>> (Though, this one may have some implication because it changes the domain name
>>>  and github is harder to go through corporate firewalls.)
>>>
>>> =nat
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Chris Messina <chris.messina at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Moving this to the board list, since I'd like to see action/outcome taken
>>>> against Dave's proposal.
>>>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 9:19 PM, David Recordon <recordond at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm going to ask the Google folks if they can set us up with a Google
>>>>> Apps account and see what's involved in converting over and importing
>>>>> our mailing lists.
>>>>
>>>> Dave: any follow up on this? What would it take to move over to Google
>>>> Apps?
>>>> Chris
>>>>
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