On 22/02/18 20:17, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> 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:debian-outreach@lists.debian.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. 
> 


I'll fix it, but I'm sure there are other pages linking to it.  When it
stops, will those URLs be redirected?

Regards,

Daniel

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