Am 08.05.2012 um 21:55 schrieb Bob Ham:

> On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 20:33 +0200, Harald Welte wrote:
>> On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 07:20:36PM +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2012-05-07 at 00:08 +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
>>>> I've spoken through IRC to some of the guys at the Open Source Lab at
>>>> Oregon State University┬╣.  This group hosts, for example, the Meego
>>>> project, as well as helping host parts of the Apache, Debian, CentOS and
>>>> Gentoo infrastructures, to name a few.
>>> Harald, Maximilian and Joachim, as the present administrators what do
>>> you think about this idea?
>> I think it's an excellent idea.   This seems like a good idea, given
>> that there are people who are already taking care of hosting other
>> projects and thus already do quite a bit of sysadmin.
>> So just to be clear on this:  From my point of view the problem is not
>> to pay for some hosting/traffic every month.  If anything else fails,
>> I'd even pay that out of my own pocket.  The main issue is to have
>> somebody who will actually take care of updating the debian packages,
>> run backups, make sure things run smoothly and do a dist-upgrade every
>> couple of years.
> Indeed, that is the main issue.  The way I see it, freeing the community
> from the burden of administering infrastructure can only be a good
> thing.

I think one point hasn't been addressed much in this discussion
so far. How important are all the * services to us?

So I suggest to everyone on this mailing list to give an
indication like this:

I regard as important:

( ) (incl. the mailing lists)
( )
( )
( )
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( ) Others: __________________

This may shed a new light on this topic.


PS: looking the mailing lists I have seen only three with major activity:
1. this list (community)
2. devel (which is more or less a dfu-util discussion list)
3. openmoko-kernel 

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