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Re: Forums

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:54:40 -0500
Message-ID: <4F072750.5050802@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 01/06/2012 08:46 AM, Jon Rimmer wrote:
> On 6 January 2012 10:59, Robert O'Callahan<robert@ocallahan.org>  wrote:
>> The software the W3C uses for the archives, Hypermail, looks like a dead
>> project. So if you want to contribute, the first step would be to figure out
>> what the W3C should be using instead. Possibly they need something that
>> doesn't exist yet, in which case you could figure out what the closest thing
>> is and contribute to improving it until it's good enough. Then the hardest
>> part would be to actually get it installed at the W3C; but it might be
>> possible to volunteer at the W3C and do that. If that doesn't work out, it's
>> probably possible to do everything that's needed on a non-W3C server.
> It seems like a good option would be to start a W3C community group to
> organise gathering requirements and developing a replacement. I've
> contacted Josť Kahan[1], who seems to be the person responsible for
> the archives, to see if he'd be willing to help with such an effort
> from the W3C side. Will let you all know if I get anywhere.

Might also want to talk with Kenny; he's got some good suggestions on how
to start.

Bottom line is, we'd all love a better web interface to the mailing list.
There's general consensus that the current one kindof sucks. :)

Received on Friday, 6 January 2012 16:55:17 UTC

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