[Owasp-leaders] Retiring Mailman - the plan

Owen Pendlebury owen.pendlebury at owasp.org
Wed Feb 27 13:02:06 UTC 2019


Hi Tom,

This is something the current board has spoken about and want to progress.
It’s on it’s way

On Wed 27 Feb 2019 at 12:40, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:

> Clap clap clap!
>
> Alcon;
> Maybe next is the OWASP Website?  We spend $15,000 and then.... no
> progress
>
> The plan, the details here;
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Initiatives_Global_Strategic_Focus/website_project
>
> *Tom Brennan, Chapter/Project Leader*
>
> *OWASP Foundation, NYC Metro*
>
> *1 (973) 202-0122 | www.owasp.org <http://www.owasp.org>*
>
>
> On Feb 26, 2019, at 8:45 PM, Matt Tesauro <
> matt.tesauro at owaspfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> TLDR:  OWASP will be retiring mailman on March 22, 2019.  Google Groups
> will be used for mail lists going forward.  List owners can choose to
> migrate to Google Groups during this process.
>
> Full details at https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Staff-Projects/Mailman-EOL
>
> Members of the remaining list can expect more notifications during this
> process.
>
> Bit of background:  There's been discussion off and on for years about
> upgrading Mailman, retiring mailman, moving to other, similar things, etc.
> Due to a bunch of factors listed in the wiki page linked above, it has been
> decided that Mailman will be retired and any community group wanting to
> have a mail list will use Google Groups.  Some communities (like OWASP Zap)
> have been using Google Groups for years.  Some chapters who have moved to
> the Foundation's Meetup Pro account, no longer see a need for a mail list.
> The choice is yours.
>
> Additionally, as part of the 2019 planning which happened last week at the
> OWASP Foundation Staff Summit, it has been decided to discontinue Discourse
> and move any 'category' which wants a mail list to Google Groups.
>
> If you are a list owner, expect future correspondence about migrating your
> list to Google Groups  - I will directly contact the email addresses that
> are list owners.  The lists which will be migrated are shown at
> https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo (obviously that URL doesn't show
> private lists)
>
> Cheers!
>
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> Director of Community and Operations
> matt.tesauro at owaspfoundation.org
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