Re: Development model

From: laird popkin <lairdp_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Nov 11 2004 - 10:10:11 CST

LOL.

Perhaps we should set up our lists to automatically send copies to the
SF lists, just so people see the activity?

- LP

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 17:35:53 -0800, Fred McLain <mclain@zipcon.net> wrote:
> I agree with you about SF. Much of their functionality isn't in use
> now. We've had folks posting over there recently thinking that all
> discussion about OVC was stale - only because they didn't know we use a
> different list system.
>
> I've had a CVS system up and running for quite some time at
> fredmclain.com but I don't have scheduled backups or the spiffy
> administrative interfaces that SF has. FYI, last time I looked you
> could buy the SF software for unlimited use for only about $10k.
>
> Gosh, sounds like we should all move back to the dev list, eh?
>
> -Fred-
>
>
>
> On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 08:41, laird popkin wrote:
> > Personally, I think that SourceForge is a great deal -- lots of
> > functionality pre-built, for free, but their quality of service can be
> > iffy. But even if we're a little frustrated with them, I'd recommend
> > against us setting up our own source code repository, bug reporting
> > database, etc., until we've got more people (and funding) in place to
> > support them properly.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 11:02:16 -0500, David Mertz
> > <voting-project@gnosis.cx> wrote:
> > > On Nov 10, 2004, at 1:38 AM, Fred McLain wrote:
> > > > Certainly. If we have a better way to do a developer source repository
> > > > we need to do it, Source Forge has been a huge hindrance with it's
> > > > outages and slow response times.
> > >
> > > I'm certainly not committed to Sourceforge per se. I agree it's been
> > > frustrating at times, a different host might be better (possibly one
> > > OVC itself maintains, or maybe a different public one).
> > >
> > > > I'm not sure that is the question here. I don't think anyone has said
> > > > that volunteers are not welcome. The question I see is would a
> > > > successful OVC will have development staff? I believe that the answer
> > > > should, and will be yes.
> > >
> > > I got the impression Anand was worried about the possibility of
> > > volunteers being uninvited when we get paid developers. We're all in
> > > agreement that that should not happen.
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>

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- Laird Popkin, cell: 917/453-0700
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