[SAC] Hosting of 5 gvSIG mailing lists at OSGeo

Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas jsanz at osgeo.org
Mon Jul 2 10:33:03 PDT 2012

On 2 July 2012 17:26, Alex Mandel <tech_dev at wildintellect.com> wrote:
> On 07/02/2012 01:59 AM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote:
>> On 11 June 2012 10:05, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas <jsanz at osgeo.org> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm writing on behalf of the gvSIG team to ask for a place to move
>>> some mailing lists that we have at this time at JoinUP (formerly
>>> OSOR.eu forge). Some months ago we moved our SVN and tickets to a new
>>> home (provided by the Valencian govervment) but they don't provide
>>> mailing lists so we want to move our OSOR mailing lists to a new place
>>> and OSGeo is our first preferred choice.
>>> The lists are:
>>> - Announces: a general announces list, very low traffic [1]
>>> - Announces-es: the same but in Spanish [2]
>>> - Development: a general list for developers in English (less traffic
>>> than I would like) [3]
>>> - TSC: the public list for the Technical Steering Committee (idem) [4]
>>> - TSC-priv: private and non archived list for non public messages
>>> between TSC members like passing personal info (very low traffic)
>>> Other gvSIG mailing lists are at places where we are not able to
>>> create more lists and some day (not now at all) we will have to move
>>> them to other place like OSGeo if it's possible (in fact I would love
>>> to see them at OSGeo).
>>> It's possible to move those lists to OSGeo mailman? There's anything
>>> more to do from my side?
>>> [1] http://osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/gvSIG-Announces-f4102531.html
>>> [2] http://osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/gvSIG-Anuncios-f4102595.html
>>> [3] http://osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/gvSIG-developers-f4175719.html
>>> [4] http://osgeo-org.1560.n6.nabble.com/gvSIG-TSC-f4162305.html
>> Hi, it's been more than two weeks from my question without any
>> feedback (my fault for not being more active on my own question).
>> It's the SAC list the appropriate place to ask for mailing list
>> hosting or I should move it to the Board? Maybe I have to understand
>> the lack of answers as a negative response?
>> Best regards
> Yes, the lists can be moved to OSGeo. Please file a ticket on
> trac.osgeo.org/osgeo
> Likely no one with mailman skills has been available to deal with the
> issue. Do you have someone on your team who can help out? I imagine
> you'll need to get a dump of subscribers and your archive prepared for
> migration. I have no idea how to go about doing that, so if you're team
> could figure that out it would save some time.
> Thanks,
> Alex

Thank you very much Alex, I'll ask here for both prerequisites before
filling the ticket and someone with prior knowledge of mailman for the


Jorge Sanz

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