Brian suggested I give more details, so here is more information
23:36 < ferringb> antarus: why are we getting it for free offhand?
23:36 < ferringb> well, getting this moreso
23:37 < ferringb> (yes, I will look a gift horse in the mouth- it can
quickly become a cash-sinkhole if the horse hasn't had proper dental
23:37 < ferringb> or something equivalent. either way, what prompted all this?
23:40 < antarus> ferringb: RANDOMGUY emailed me
23:40 < antarus> Standard Edition is free
23:40 < antarus> and we are a non-profit so Educational Edition is also free
23:41 < ferringb> haven't heard that name in a long while
23:41 < antarus> yeah
23:41 < ferringb> presume you're refering to the user
23:41 < antarus> anyway we have 4 devs on 'team edition' right now
23:41 < antarus> so I wanted to gauge interest
23:41 < ferringb> team edition is wat?
23:41 < antarus> ferringb: individual domain users sign up but haev no
23:41 < antarus> limited doc sharing stuff, no email, etc...
23:42 < ferringb> 'k
23:42 < ferringb> so...
23:42 < ferringb> why don't you go write a *proper* response to spanky
w/ this info instead of a freaking link?
23:42 < ferringb> ya lazy bastard?
23:42 < antarus> I'm le tired, I will nap and then fire ze missiles?
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 11:24 PM, Alec Warner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 31 March 2010 01:28:56 Alec Warner wrote:
>>> Currently a number of developers have engaged Google Apps Team Edition
>>> for gentoo.org. *However Team Edition does not come with gmail and a
>>> subset of Team Edition users would like to host their gentoo.org mail
>>> on gmail.
>>> Activating Standard Edition is free and likely requires minimal
>>> configuration on dev.gentoo.org to setup. *Standard Edition comes with
>>> Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Mail, Google Sites, Google Video,
>>> and probably a bunch of other stuff we could turn on.
>> i dont really know anything about these Google things you refer to. *could you
>> provide URLs and/or some summary background ?
> Well you know about calendar since you use it ;p
> The corporate spiel is here.
>> personally, i just created a dedicated gmail account and set my dev.g.o
>> forward to that. *then i fetch the mail from gmail's pop interface. *how do
>> these offerings provide anything over that sort of setup ?
> That requires giving gmail your pop password which not everyone likes.
> *In this setup you could use your d.g.o procmail to forward mail to
> something like 'google-hosted.mail.gentoo.org' which would stuff it in
> gentoo.org gmail account and you gentoo.org account could be your
> d.g.o password, or something different.
> PS: I am affiliated with Google, but I don't get sales bonuses. *This
> thread is in response to a random request I received from another