[osg-users] Thoughts on Gitter, or other forums as alternative to our current forum/ML?

François Cami fcami at fedoraproject.org
Tue Sep 18 12:16:16 PDT 2018

Hi Robert,

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 4:15 PM, Robert Osfield
<robert.osfield at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi François,
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2018 at 18:31, François Cami <fcami at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Fedora uses HyperKitty:
>> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org/
>> ( https://hyperkitty.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ )
>> It's quite cool. Users can interact with the ML directly with the web
>> backend and it provides threaded views:
>> https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org/thread/UXTL3INISMOIVYI4JOYVHCEOFLMFC7CO/
>> With that said it still has to be hosted somewhere...
> We have out dreamhost server that provides the openscenegraph.org
> website so potentially we could use this.
> Do you know if Hyperkitty replaces the mailing list and forum or does
> it mirror an existing mailing list?

It is a companion to mailman. It can import mailman2 archives and
works as a companion to mailman3.
So I think it would replace the forum while the list would be run by mailman3.

Some installation info:

> If we can grandfather in our existing osg-users list then it could be
> a possible replacement of the existing OSG forum that is hanging by a
> thread.

That would be cool. Let me know if I can help.


> Cheers,
> Robert
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