On Mon, 19 Feb 2018, Daniel Pocock wrote: > > Hi, > > I like the idea of using a list (either this one or another dedicated > list, e.g. debian-outreach-applications) to handle the first contact > from each applicant so we can welcome them even if the mentor isn't > always available. > > In my own listings, I added a tag "+mentor" to my email address so I am > less likely to miss any applicant. However, I was also thinking that > such mechanisms could be used on the list so that people can distinguish > which emails are about which projects. > > E.g. if the URL in the wiki is: > > mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=GSoC2018%20Click-to-Dial > > then the emails will all have subject "GSoC2018 Click-to-Dial". > > We can go further: each mentor could announce their project with an > email to the list and then embed their message-ID in the mailto URI on > the wiki. Then all the applicants to that mentor would be threaded, > even if they continued the discussion off-list. Other users of the list > could more easily follow or ignore threads as they please. > > Does anybody have a strong objection to this? Fix your links please and don't tell people to create alioth users. Alioth is dead and such users will stop working on first may.