[triangle-zpug] FYI - mailman host is moving
cbc at unc.edu
Mon Sep 24 19:59:14 UTC 2007
T. Bryan wrote:
> Just an FYI for the group. This mailing list has been kindly hosted by the
> folks who run http://starship.python.net/ since the start of the group many
> years ago. The domain will be moved to a different machine at a different
> hosting company before the end of the month. The hope is that the move will
> happen without a glitch, but there is a window of time during the last week
> of September or the first week of October where someone might mess up a DNS
> change or configure mailman incorrectly on the new host.
> As a further aside, as Python has grown, there is less need in the Python
> community for http://starship.python.net/. It was founded by Christian
> Tsimer at a time when few hosting companies provided Python. It was
> intended to be a place where the community could show off all of the cool
> things people could do with Python. Since it's now much easier to find
> Python and even Plone hosting providers and since the software world now
> knows how cool Python is, the long term existence of
> http://starship.python.net/ is in some doubt. I don't think that it will go
> away any time soon, but it might be good for TriZPUG to look around for
> another mailing list host. Maybe we could run Mailman on trizpug.org.
> Anyway, it might be a good idea to migrate the list in the next year or two.
> In any case, it's probably good to have a contingency plan for the list so
> that we don't have to scramble if we get word that
> http://starship.python.net/ is going away at some point.
Thank you for being the contact for this for so very long.
I'm going to apply to get us hosted on python.org.
I copied the member list from
It shows there are 2 private digested members not shown and 1 private
non-digested member not shown. I guess there is no way to find out who
those private members are and they will just have to rejoin?
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