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Why not use commonly choosen subdomain like other projects i.e
See Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, etc.

What does the 'global' has in common with mailing lists?


On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Florian Effenberger
<> wrote:

Bernhard Dippold wrote on 2011-01-19 00.27:

b.) We move the mailing lists to some subdomain (like

Seems to be more reasonable to me.

looking at what people said, I guess everyone is in favor of this solution,

If people prefer we could use "main" instead of "global" (just because
it's shorter), but I prefer "global" here.

Following the mailing list list [1] this would mean: -> -> -> -> -> -> ->

Christian proposed using, but I dislike it for two

* lots of people will simply leave out the @www as they do for surfing the
web, which will lead to bounces and confusion

* @www sounds stupid for mailing lists

I am very much in favor of as it reflects what it is
-- not a local list, but a global one. So, if nobody shouts out loud, I will
use this subdomain.

I already contacted GMANE and so we can have our archives
renamed there as well.

Perhaps this chance might be used to move the LibreOffice related list to too? ->
(and leave discuss@TDF to discussions about the foundation)

Indeed, this makes sense. I have something similar in mind for announce@tdf

So, last chance to veto :-)


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