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Re: Fate of pgFoundry

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fate of pgFoundry
Date: 2012-01-12 22:08:04
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On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 19:52, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>>> I've just been informed by the Alvaro that the sysadmin team would like
>>> to kill off pgFoundry.  I don't blame them.
>
> I'd also to clearify that this is *not* the sysadmin team. The
> sysadmin team are not maintaining pgfoundry, and are not involved.
>
> pgfoundry has a separate admin team, who hangs out at
> gforge-admins(at)pgfoundry(dot)org(dot) This is a completely different team.
>
> Had it been under the actual sysadmin team, this would've happened
> many years ago.
>
>
>>> However, when we previously had this discussion, there were a list of
>>> things to be done in the months leading up to killing off pgFoundry.  As
>>> far as I know, none of those things were actually done.
>> ... like, say, notifying projects and giving them a reasonable
>> opportunity to migrate someplace else?  AFAIR there has been never been
>> any clear statement of intent to shut down pgfoundry, just some vague
>> grumblings of annoyance from the admin team.
>
> Dave has been working on a plan, and options and things like that.
> He'll be posting details soon.

Yes, which I'm pretty sure I mentioned in an email to Josh earlier today.

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