status of projects.openmoko.org
brenda_wang at openmoko.com
Wed Dec 17 10:11:27 CET 2008
Yaroslav Halchenko ??:
> wow -- I did not know that maintaining GForge portal is a difficult and
> duty -- is it too buggy? may be it is worth sending bug reports to
> upstream or within respective distribution running on the box?
> I know quite a few success stories (e.g. http://alioth.debian.org/) of
> using gforge just to serve as a good single point of entry for
> collaborative development, and it is really sad to hear that
> projects.openmoko.org failed to accomplish the mission from OM's point
> of view.
> Even though GForge is not perfect (lacks support for some popular VCS
> etc), I still consider it to be usable, and quite a few
> projects found their 'single home' on projects.openmoko.org -- just look
> at the updates dates on the projects listed on the main page.
> Now that is really sad to hear from OM:
> "go find yourself a new home",
> sounds again like a broken promise to me, sorry, and imho is not nice
> -- is really a lot of effort put by OM to maintain that poor website???
> May be it is worth finding a person in the community who would not mind
> taking a burden maintaining the portal? I bet it would not cost much
> to OM to simply provide a single virtual server online which would run
> projects.openmoko.org, and give that dude all the keys?
> What next to be gone? wiki.openmoko.org?
Of course not! wiki.openmoko.org will never be gone.
At wiki , we have many valuable introduction pages about so many
During this transition period, many download links related to
Project.openmoko.org will become broken links, so please kindly help us
to edit them.
Please be patient & have faith in us...
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2008, Marek Lindner wrote:
>> - The server will stay online for the next couple of months to allow all
>> remaining projects to find a new home.
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