On Fri, 23 Feb 2018, Daniel Pocock wrote:

> 
> 
> On 22/02/18 21:00, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > 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. 
> 
> 
> The links are fixed, thanks
> 
> Could a subset of the alioth web server logs, with mangled IP addresses,
> be published somewhere publicly to see if anybody wants to crowdsource
> the effort to create a list of redirects?
I don't think this is a good idea.

Alex
 

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