Re: [dnsext] Progress on moving the mailing list

Phillip Hallam-Baker <> Fri, 01 October 2010 18:03 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dnsext] Progress on moving the mailing list
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 14:00:10 -0400
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The address namedroppers is hardwired in places as well

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On 30 Sep 2010, at 17:48, Ted Hardie <>; wrote:

> Howdy,
> Any strong reason it shouldn't be ""?  That list
> name has a lot of history behind it, and having a consistent thread of
> conversation connected to the name, if not its host, seems to me worth it.
> An alias from to could be kept for
> those wanting the WG Name pointer.
> Full disclosure:  I was briefly the list monkey at SRI who kept
> namedroppers@sri-nic
> up, and I am likely being nostalgic.
> Ted
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Andrew Sullivan <>; wrote:
>> Dear colleagues,
>> Some time ago, we said we were going to move the WG mailing list from
>> to  This sort of fell off
>> the radar as it looked like the WG was running out of things to do & I
>> absurdly thought we might actually wind up or go back to sleep or
>> something.  But with the rechartering in motion, it seemed to me we
>> ought to make good on this.
>> We've started the process, so the list has been created.
>> At the moment, it has no members, and if you post to it your message
>> will be moderated (and then we'll reject it).
>> Over the coming period, we will subscribe all the existing
>> namedroppers members to the list.  You will receive a
>> message when this happens.  If you don't want to receive dnsext mail
>> messages, then please unsubscribe then, or unsubscribe from
>> namedroppers now.
>> We will ask the operators of the namedroppers list to put an alias
>> forwarding messaages to namedroppers instead to the dnsext list, and
>> not to accept new subscriptions to namedroppers.  You won't get
>> duplicate messages during the change over, and you won't lose mail to
>> the list.  There will probably be a short period when new messages to
>> the list are disallowed, and if you have filters that are using the
>> exiting namedroppers headers, you will need to update them.
>> I will post another announcement in the future with firm dates for the
>> cutover.  I will give people ample notice of the cutover date so that
>> they may update their filters.  In the meantime, the mail address will
>> be and the RFC 2369 headers will follow the pattern of
>> all the other lists hosted in the IETF mail infrastructure.
>> Best regards,
>> A
>> --
>> Andrew Sullivan
>> Shinkuro, Inc.