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

Peter Dirix peter.dirix at kuleuven.be
Wed Apr 27 12:24:38 CEST 2022


That is a great solution, thanks!

Peter

Khalid Choukri schreef op 2022-04-27 11:44:
> Dear Knut, Colleagues
>
> The discussion within the ELRA Board was very quick and very positive,
> I think we all feel the importance to keep the list alive and open as
> it is,
>
> So ELRA is prepared to take over and set-up the necessary
> infrastructure to host the list and the archives and keep the current
> modus operandi;
>
> We do host all our mailing lists in France/EU in compliance with all
> legal regulation about personal data (e.g. the EU General Data
> Protection Regulation).
>
> If this is agreed by the community (and the mailing list owners) we
> can start the process asap and ensure that there would be no
> interruption (or the shortest period possible).
>
> All the best
>
> Khalid
>
> On 2022-04-27 10:34, Khalid Choukri wrote:
>
>> 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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