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Re: Proposal to shutdown pgFoundry

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Alexey Klyukin <alexk(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>, PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal to shutdown pgFoundry
Date: 2011-05-20 20:33:08
Message-ID: BANLkTikFrw_yck--DTD4M5CAvGxYUqJfSA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2011/5/20 Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>:
> 2011/5/20 Alexey Klyukin <alexk(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
>>
>> On May 20, 2011, at 4:18 PM, Dave Page wrote:
>>
>>> 2011/5/20 Alexey Klyukin <alexk(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
>>>>
>>>> On May 20, 2011, at 1:09 PM, Devrim GÜNDÜZ wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, 2011-05-20 at 15:36 +0000, Dave Page wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I think we'd want to try to avoid doing that as it would require
>>>>>> policing to ensure inappropriate content wasn't uploaded.
>>>>>
>>>>> (I quoted wrong email in my previous reply, sorry)
>>>>>
>>>>> We already allow *everyone* to distribute their tarballs through our FTP
>>>>> mirror network...
>>>>
>>>> Why won't we direct them to PGXN? It seems to have a really nice way to store/discover PostgreSQL related projects.
>>>
>>> That might be appropriate for some packages, but certainly not all.
>>
>> I'm wondering what are these 'inappropriate' packages. Any examples?
>
> The OLEDB driver. pgInstaller. StackBuilder all spring to mind.

In fact, if you look at the toplist on the frontpage of the pgfoundry
site, I think most of those are not the kind of stuff that belongs on
pgxn...

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

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