On Thu, 22 Feb 2018, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> 
> 
> 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?
No. 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Daniel
> 

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