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Re: [Social-discuss] Which of these names do you like?

From: Ted Smith
Subject: Re: [Social-discuss] Which of these names do you like?
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 14:57:52 -0400

On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 14:31 -0400, Matt Lee wrote:
> On 06/18/2010 12:15 PM, Sean Corbett wrote:
> > I think the intention is that these will just be some base instances 
> > of GNU Social to provide a foundation of servers to work with, not 
> > the entire social network per se (in the same way that 
> > isn't the only StatusNet server). We wouldn't require people to use 
> > names from this list.. We still expect (and encourage) people to 
> > install their own instances of GNU Social once the alpha/subsequent 
> > versions are released.
> but this list is crucial too -- having a serious list of dozens of
> servers will prevent everyone, even those who don't want to run their
> own servers, from using the same server, which is something we'd like to
> avoid.

This does seem like a good idea (and it implies that there should be an
index of some kind, like has here:

Who will be running these servers? Presumably not the same legal entity,
because that would defeat the point, right (or am I missing something)?

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