On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 1:25 PM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 9:37 PM, Erik Bernhardson
> <ebernhard...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > FWIW, there is a docker role in wikimedia puppet and it's already used as
> > part of the labs infrastructure. Not sure how well tested it is yet, but
> > it's there.
>
> In this case I see a kind of solution:
> * Install Discourse container on Labs per instructions and let it
> handle "http(s)://discourse.wikimedia.org/"
> * Forward every mail intended to reach wikimedia-l to Discourse as well.
> * Forward every Discourse comment to wikimedia-l.
>
> Theoretically, it could work. I mean, under the condition that
> Discourse is capable to read properly mail headers, as well as to send
> a decent emails back to wikimedia-l.
>
> If it works, everybody who prefers to read emails in the old format
> will be able to do that. Those who prefer Discourse web interface
> would be able to do that, as well.
>
> I don't expect discourse.wikimedia.org would be a large consumer of
> traffic (CPU, RAM) at the beginning.
>
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 9:46 PM, Vituzzu <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Said so, I am sure there are masochists around, willing to install it :P
> >>
> > Me neither, but it's worth a try neither me and you will have to handle
> :p
>
> That's pretty relevant point! It takes time to switch from "No!" to
> "Oh, I am not the admin here!".
>
> --
> Milos
>
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TBH setting up a discourse instance is the easy part. I've thrown up a
temporary instance at http://discourse.wmflabs.org.  I'm not sure how to go
about the rest though. Anyone who is interested in figuring out the rest
let me know and i can get you setup for admin mode.
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