[ngw] Looking for a new home

Steve Singhose ssinghose at wccg.net
Wed Feb 22 03:19:38 UTC 2023

Thanks for the years of taking care of this for us.  It's been great fun.

On Fri, Feb 17, 2023 at 3:18 PM Danita Zanrè <danita at caledonia.net> wrote:

> Hello NGWList!
> As many of you know (although I never made a big announcement about it),
> I retired from GroupWise consulting on December 31, 2021.  So it's been
> more than a year. I no longer even have a Groupwise serer <gasp>.
> Although I sometimes miss being involved in the day to day aspects of
> GroupWise, I enjoy not being concerned about email servers at 3 am :-)
> Even though I officially retired over a year ago, I had known this was
> coming for the past 7 years.  During that time I have tried various
> options to remove myself from being responsible for the NGWList, but all
> requests/offers to take over the management/ownership of the list have
> stalled.  I can no longer, in good faith, be the sole point of contact
> and responsible party for the list.
> ngwlist.com is currently hosted on Linode.com.  It costs $20 a month for
> hosting and about $15 a year for domain registration.
> At its height, there were about 2000 members of the list.  Currently we
> have 225 members, which is still not a bad number, but as we know from
> the traffic on the list, not all of those members are "active" or at
> least they don't actively ask questions.  I am sending this message to
> poll the community as to whether we should keep the list active, and if
> so, appeal to some other person or entity to take over the
> responsibility of the list.  So now is the time to decide 1) does this
> list continue to be of value to you, and if yes, 2) who is willing to
> take it on?
> Today is 17 Feb (heck it's already 18 Feb here in Italy).  Let's try to
> find a solution, or a proposed solution by 1 March, 2023!
> Thanks
> Danita
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