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Re: pgFoundry Download URLs

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Guillaume Smet <guillaume(dot)smet(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)justatheory(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgFoundry Download URLs
Date: 2010-01-02 12:07:46
Message-ID: 9837222c1001020407i19b8ee9j4e80079d55088336@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 18:06, Guillaume Smet <guillaume(dot)smet(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>> I definitely agree. Which is why I say that if we're moving off
>> gforge, we're moving to Somebody Elses Problem, not to another
>> platform maintained by *us*.
>
> "Somebody Elses Problem" is going to be ours if we consider the whole
> community and not only the sysadmins/web teams. PostgreSQL is defined
> by/appreciated for its whole ecosystem, not only the core code.

True.

Though it would definitely be good to have some sort of "project
directory" somewhere, with good aggregation functionality,
*regardless*. Because today, if you want a reasonably modern version
control system, or a reasonably working tracker system, or things like
that, you *have* to go elsewhere. Which is why many have *already*
gone elsewhere. We, as the project, need to care about those who don't
want pgfoundry as well - regardless of if we continue the service or
not.


> I don't really see pgFoundry maintenance as something requiring a lot
> of time. Am I wrong?

Given that people say it's only time that has kept us from upgrading
it to a non-ancient version, and that we have been talking about said
upgrade for many years now, yes, I think you are wrong. It may not
require a lot of time, but it requires significantly more time than
anybody is willing to invest.

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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