hotspot-dev seems defunct

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at
Tue Jun 16 13:22:16 UTC 2020

fyi, the hotspot-dev archive is up to date.

On 6/16/20 9:18 AM, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
> FWIW, I CC:ed ops at openjdk to the mail Thomas sent yesterday.
> StefanK
> On 2020-06-16 14:48, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Thomas,
>> Disclaimer: I play no role in mailing list software.
>> Not sure this is the right alias - perhaps ops at openjdk?
>> On 16/06/2020 4:29 pm, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Me and at least four colleagues at SAP have not received mail from the
>>> hotspot-dev mailing list since about six weeks. This issue was somewhat
>>> hidden by the fact that cross posted mails still arrive via other
>>> subscriptions.
>>> This affects recipient addresses from both inside and outside SAP, 
>>> so the
>>> issue is unlikely to be on our side. We have also not received any 
>>> of the
>>> usual "excessive bounces" mails and according to Stefan none happened.
>> Two weeks ago there was an issue with RedHat folk not getting mail 
>> from hotspot-runtime-dev, and it was reported that SAP had previously 
>> had a similar issue - and I'm led to believe that in both cases the 
>> problem was an email glitch at the receivers end.
>> David
>> -----
>>> Furthermore, the subscription service does not seem to work. I cannot
>>> resubscribe, get my password, I cannot even subscribe with a brand 
>>> new mail
>>> address.
>>> At first glance other MLs seem still to work but I did not check every
>>> single one.
>>> Do others have similar issues or is it just us?
>>> This should be really solved. MLs feel unreliable now, and they are the
>>> main channel of communication with the OpenJDK community.
>>> Could we implement some periodic Ping message to the mailing lists, 
>>> lets
>>> say once per week, to notice earlier when these kind of issues happen?
>>> Also, is it possible to resend mails?
>>> Thanks, Thomas

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