Update mailing list software

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Thu Aug 9 14:56:18 UTC 2018

On 8/9/18 4:07 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 09/08/2018 11:59, Sergey Ponomarev wrote:
>> Currently OpenJDK mailing list uses Pipermail 0.09 (Mailman) 
>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Mailman> which is very old 
>> version. What personally I want is to have a simple link "Show this 
>> thread".
>> New version of GNU Mailman supports many useful features but it is 
>> another mail archive software HyperKitty 
>> <http://hyperkitty.readthedocs.io/en/latest/> which GNU Mailman uses 
>> itself for users support 
>> <https://lists.mailman3.org/archives/list/mailman-users@mailman3.org/>
>> Would it be possible to change or update mail archive fronted?
>> I think this is something that can improve productivity.
> Many of the mailing lists are indexed by other sites 
> (openjdk.markmail.org is one) so there are alternative views of the 
> archives if you need it.
> -Alan
Maybe that is something we should advertise more, perhaps even on the 
info page for any mailing list that is archived.

But +1 on the suggestion to update our our mailing list software.

-- Jon
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