[Corpora-List] From Listadm: Corpora list will be terminated in the beginning of May after 30 years

Rosie Jones rjones at spotify.com
Tue Apr 26 03:12:30 CEST 2022


other options for hosting it could include googlegroups or groups.io

Rosie (not volunteering, however)

On Mon, Apr 25, 2022 at 5:58 PM Mike Scott <mike at lexically.net> wrote:


> Knut, hi
>
> Corpora list has been a source of interesting ideas and news for thirty
> years. Most of that time I've checked it daily.
>
> You deserve great credit for setting it up and keeping it going and I for
> one will miss it!
>
> Thank you!!
>
> Best, Mike
>
> On 25 April 2022 22:10:22 BST, Amanda Murphy <murphy.amandac at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Dear Knut
>>
>> I can only echo these words of sincere thanks - and add heartfelt
>> congratulations for having created it too.
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Amanda Murphy
>>
>> On 25 Apr 2022, at 22:47, Kilian Evang <kilian.evang at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> 
>> Dear Knut,
>>
>> Thank you so much for running Corpora-List for all these years! I
>> consider it one of the most prized institutions of computational
>> linguistics and adjacent disciplines. I would very much like to see it
>> continue in a similar form.
>>
>> I briefly considered volunteering to make that happen, but think that
>> someone with tenure and permanent ties to their current institution will be
>> in a better position to do so.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Kilian
>>
>> Am Mo., 25. Apr. 2022 um 22:22 Uhr schrieb Knut Hofland <
>> knut.hofland at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Dear list members,
>>>
>>> I started the Corpora list after the 13th ICAME conference in Nijmegen
>>> in 1992 with 62 subscribers. The list has now more than 6200 subscribers.
>>>
>>> The IT department at the University of Bergen has now decided to stop
>>> supporting Unix mail and have moved to Microsoft Exchange. The Mailman
>>> software used for running the Corpora list will therefore no longer be
>>> available. The archive files will not be available anymore. I know that
>>> some sites have been archiving the list. The Linguist List has an archive
>>> from March 1999 to February 2017.
>>>
>>> If anybody would like to continue the list in any form either at their
>>> own site or using Mailman hosting or other software, I can provide the
>>> member list and a dump of the archive.
>>>
>>> I will thank all the members of the list for having kept the list alive
>>> for 30 years.
>>>
>>> Best regards
>>> Knut Hofland
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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