[ExI] Maintenance work for Extropy server
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 18:14:57 UTC 2022
On Wed, 28 Dec 2022 at 17:47, John Klos via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> There have been some updates done to the server that hosts the Extropy
> mailing lists. If this ends up causing any issues, feel free to email me
> directly at john @ klos .com.
> There will soon be more updates and, at a certain date, a cutover to a
> completely different system. The mailing list software is known as
> GNU Mailman, version 2, which uses Python 2.7. Since Python 2.7 is no
> longer supported, we need to move to Mailman version 3, which is different
> enough that it's definitely not a trivial update.
> More announcements will be made when we're closer to moving to Mailman 3,
> and I'll also ask for some people to help test it.
> In the meanwhile, let me know if you see any issues.
> John Klos
> Your humble systems administrator :)
When a systems admin says 'not a trivial update' that is code for
'everyone keep your fingers crossed and hide under the duvet until
it is all over'.
I'm glad it is not my job to press the big red button! :)
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