that's surely something we could have done better there including sending
the per-list announcements earlier, in either case if a specific list
requires 2-3 more weeks to sort things out, that's fine, we're currently
waiting for a set of code changes in damned-lies and are accepting any
exceptions in case the migration to Discourse or to a different hosting is
still in the works.


On Thu, Oct 27, 2022 at 4:47 PM Paul Smith <> wrote:

> On Thu, 2022-10-27 at 11:49 +0200, Andrea Veri wrote:
> > The migration to Discourse has been in the discussion for years [1],
> > further actions were also communicated in August/September [2] and
> > [3]. Either way thanks for your feedback, we'll try to improve the
> > process next time anything like this happens.
> As has been stated before, I don't understand how anyone considered it
> sufficient to announce this ONLY on the desktop-devel list.
> There are thousands of people subscribed to individual lists for
> individual applications that have no interest in subscribing to a
> general list like "desktop-devel", but whose existing lists are still
> being shut down.
> It's clear, since an announcement was made last week that did it, that
> sending an email to all the lists was possible.  I don't understand why
> it wasn't done back when the decision was made.


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