[TriLUG] organizing group to setup Free software hosting on TriLUG -was- [The FSF Europe recommends: avoid SourceForge (fwd)]
jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Nov 13 00:49:05 EST 2001
New list used to organize a group of individuals who will aid in
administering a Hosting site for the use of local software development
(open source software development...).
If you would like to help (or lurk) please go to the link and add your
email address - Remember to add any email address that you will be posting
from. If you will be posting from multiple addresses, then add them all
and set all but one of them to "no mail" (one of the subscription options
Please let me know if anyone has any questions or comments,
On Monday 12 November 2001 15:24, Tom Bryan wrote:
> On Monday 12 November 2001 10:36 pm, you wrote:
> > Many of you may have seen this. I'd like to set up some hosting for
> > local projects on fatalpha, but we don't ave the man power/man hours
> > to do so with the current admin group (me, Jonc, Mike)
> That might be cool. I can even see how it fits into our stated purpose.
> "TriLUG has been incorporated as a 501(c)3 educational non-profit for the
> purpose of promoting and supporting the use of Linux and related Free and
> Open Source programs in the Triangle area."
> > If anyone wants to volunteer to help us set up a "project repository"
> > on fatalpha, please give a shout.
> This type of undertaking would entail a serious long-term committment of
> hardware and human resources. If we're seriously considering it, we
> should probably form some sort of informal committee of interested
> persons with a separate mailing list. Simply figuring out what software
> platform to use for the services could eat up a lot of time. I'd assume
> that we wouldn't roll our own since there are already several efforts to
> provide such a software out there, and we all know how open source
> developers deplore redundant effort.
> If we form a separate list for this topic, please add my name. If
> nothing else, I'd probably be a user of the system. :)
> > (oh, and you can export the projects from sourceforge CVS :
> > cvs -d repository-path export -D 11/15/01 project-name
> > so it's just the web-based export that's honked, I guess)
> The thing that's really necessary for being able to pick up a project and
> move it elsewhere is a full project export, including all (bug/task)
> trackers and forum archives. Providing such a facility would probably be
> a lot of work for the SourceForge staff, and it primarily serves to help
> developers leave SourceForge, so I can't imagine that it's a real
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