Back in Feburary 2005, Dan Chak at MIT said something to me that I just haven't had the motivation to pursue. However, I really would like to hear what folks think of his statement:
> What AOLServer "community" needs is a bunch of fun, free > applications for building personal sites. It's stupid, but > that's how you get the initial hook on people. I'm not sure who > is going to make and release these "fun, free apps" though, > because there's currently also no audience for it. It's kind of > a bootstrapping problem. It's definitely a chicken-and-egg problem: most newbies won't try AOLserver "for the heck of it" but would go through the trouble if there was an application they wanted to run, i.e. OpenACS. Of course, there's little motivation to develop a fun, free app. for AOLserver if nobody's going to try it out. How do we break out of this deadlock? -- Dossy Shiobara | [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://dossy.org/ Panoptic Computer Network | http://panoptic.com/ "He realized the fastest way to change is to laugh at your own folly -- then you can let go and quickly move on." (p. 70) -- AOLserver - http://www.aolserver.com/ To Remove yourself from this list, simply send an email to <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> with the body of "SIGNOFF AOLSERVER" in the email message. You can leave the Subject: field of your email blank.