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

Laxton, John L. jll at bgs.ac.uk
Mon Jun 13 04:23:35 EDT 2011

Hi Ben,

My inclination would be to go with CSIRO Mailman if CSIRO is happy to do that for GeoSciML. What does the switch involve?


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From: auscope-geosciml-bounces at lists.arcs.org.au [mailto:auscope-geosciml-bounces at lists.arcs.org.au] On Behalf Of Ben Caradoc-Davies
Sent: 13 June 2011 08:12
To: auscope-geosciml at lists.arcs.org.au
Subject: Re: [auscope-geosciml] [ExternalEmail] This mailing list will be shut down

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
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> If you require more information or wish to discuss this further, please
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CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
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