[auscope-geosciml] [ExternalEmail] This mailing list will be shut down

Ben Caradoc-Davies Ben.Caradoc-Davies at csiro.au
Mon Jun 13 03:12:10 EDT 2011


This mailing list will likely be shut down in a little over two weeks.

Decision time.


On 19/05/11 10:48, Ben Caradoc-Davies wrote:
> What is not mentioned in today's ARCS announcement is ongoing support
> for mailing lists, such as this one (look at the address). This is
> because there will be none.
>
> *This mailing list will be shut down.*
>
> There are several viable options for a new mailing list service,
> including Google and CSIRO's Mailman lists. Selection criteria should
> include:
>
> - Avoiding the perception of organisational hegemony i.e. a CSIRO list
> might give the impression that CSIRO owns GeoSciML or can be blamed for
> it (I'm not saying that it can't [via Simon]!). But we accept this for
> SEEGrid, so maybe it is not a big deal.
>
> - Level of technical support. Google is free: if it breaks or is
> compromised, you get your money back. CSIRO at least in theory provides
> technical support.
>
> - Features, familiarity, and ease of administration. CSIRO uses Mailman,
> like this list.
>
> What do youse want to do?
>
> Kind regards,
> Ben.
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: ARCS Communication - On-Going Support on TRAC/SVN at Intersect
> Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 08:54:27 +0800
> From: ARCS Communications<arcs at arcs.org.au>
>
> Dear TRAC/SVN user
>
> Funding for ARCS will cease on the 30th of June this year. INTERSECT has
> agreed to continue to provide access to your TRAC/SVN site until at
> least 30/6/2012.
>
> After the 30th June, 2011, if you require assistance with your TRAC/SVN
> site you will need to contact INTERSECT at
> admin at intersect.org.au<mailto:admin at intersect.org.au>
>
> If you require more information or wish to discuss this further, please
> contact me directly or contact the ARCS Service Desk by email
> customerservice at arcs.org.au<mailto:customerservice at arcs.org.au>  or by
> calling 1800 862 727 from 9am to 5pm AEST Monday through Friday.
>
> We thank you for your support of ARCS services in what has been an
> exciting 3 years for Australian eResearch and wish you excellent
> continuation of your research.
>
> Sincerely
>
>
> --
>
> Alex Vecchiarelli
>
> Service Desk Manager
>
> ARCS
>
> eResearch SA
>
> Room 115, Level 1, Physics Building
>
> University of Adelaide
>
> SA 5005 Australia
>
> email: alex.vecchiarelli at arcs.org.au<http://alex.vecchiarelli@arcs.org.au>
>
> email: alex.vecchiarelli at ersa.edu.au<mailto:alex.vecchiarelli at ersa.edu.au>
>
> Office:   08 8303 8263
>
> Mobile: 0410 024 464
>
>
>

-- 
Ben Caradoc-Davies <Ben.Caradoc-Davies at csiro.au>
Software Engineering Team Leader
CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
Australian Resources Research Centre



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