Re: [hypermail] getting the hypermail project on its feet again

From: Nicolas Noble <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 13:39:40 +0100 (CET)
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> Suggestion 1: we make the web site based on a CVS'ed directory. The web
> site automatically 'cvs update' like once an hour/day or so, and the people
> who have CVS write access may freely edit the pages and commit them at will.
> Suggestion 2: one person becomes 'webmaster' and may take whatever means
> necessary to set up things and a framework so that suggestion 1 becomes
> possible.

Suggestion 1&2 bis: moving the website into a sourceforge project since they already got such mecanisms.

> If we don't act, hypermail will continue its decay and it will eventually
> just end up on that huge pile of dead software projects. I'll certainly
> abandon the ship before that happens. I just think it would be a shame to see
> that happen when there's potential in the project.

I agree. Hypermail is a great piece of software but we should be able to get a little more from it. However, we should get people moving up and ready to code for it or, as you said, nobody will continue it.

Well, stay tuned...


Received on Thu 11 Jan 2001 02:36:29 PM GMT

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