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

From: Nicolas Noble <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 00:48:40 +0100 (CET)
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> > Every project I've seen move to sourceforge has suffered. Users can't
> > get to the code, cvs is up and down, bug databases aren't updated, etc.
> I don't have that experience. But that's not the point here IMHO. We do have
> those problems without SF too, since we're on volountary basis with donated
> resources.

Me too. And if this is going to be a problem, I have enough ressources on the web (if it is not do get a 'stable' mirror (ie we could have an auxiliary website to put all the non-developpment stuff on it or even doing a weekly mirror of SF)

> > There is a mix of problems with using sourceforge - the number one
> > problem is that because it is more visible, it becomes even more critical
> > that someone manages the project actively. If hypermail is having a
> > problem getting time from its manager today, moving to sourceforge is
> > going to kill it completely...
> Why do you say "it becomes even more critical that someone manages the
> project actively" just because it is on SF? Have a look-around, the average
> project on SF is dead. Without description, without people, nothing.

Yes we have to get a project manager. That what we are talking about. And I think moving to SF will OBLIGE us to get one. See the good side :)


Received on Fri 12 Jan 2001 01:47:54 AM GMT

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