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

Elisabeth Burr elisabeth.burr at uni-leipzig.de
Wed Apr 27 11:17:19 CEST 2022


Dear Khalid, dear Knut, dear all,

according to me this would be the perfect solution. We cannot allow to loose such valuable work and all the data which have accumulated over 30 years. We would loose a very important part of our history.

Best,

Elisabeth

Am 27.04.2022 um 10:34 schrieb Khalid Choukri:
>
> Dear Knut, Dear Colleagues
>
> Let me first thank Knut for the big achievements he made possible
> through the list and over all these years ;
>
> I have also seen the suggestion that ELRA would take over and manage
> the list ;
>
> This is a possibility that I am going to urgently discuss with the
> ELRA Board (and got already very positive feedback)
>
> and if there is a consensus within the community we will be happy to
> set-up the mailing list and devote some resources to this over the
> coming years
>
> Will be in touch again quickly;
>
>
> Best regards
> Khalid
>
>
>
>
> On 2022-04-25 22:09, Knut Hofland wrote:
>> 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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