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Re: [gpsd-users] Problems with the gpsd website move

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Problems with the gpsd website move
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:53:06 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hamish <address@hidden>:
> As for CVS, surely the Savannah admins feel the same way about the
> technology, and replacing it was a more modern variant has been on their
> todo list for yonks. (and so a little prodding could be effective)

I've tried.  It isn't.

> I assume the existing state is as it is due to lack of upstream manpower.

Yes, and there is no prospect that will be fixed any time soon.

> Also it is worth mentioning that the OSGeo Foundation maintains a number
> of servers at OSUOSL for hosting a dozen or so projects, and gpsd is not
> entirely out of the scope. Email sac at or file a ticket
> at under the SAC component for a request.
> Preference is of course given to member projects, but it's not like the
> gpsd site is high overhead, so we might be able to accommodate something.

All Trac-based hosting?

> > > which basically *ALL* references on the web to gpsd point.
> As long as the the front page says "moved here" in big blinking letters,
> or just quietly redirects after 1 second, I'm not sure why lagging
> search engine results matter. This is a long-lived project; the search
> results will resolve themselves in time.

This is why I haven't been worrying about it too hard.
                <a href="";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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