On 30 Dec 2003, at 15:14, Manish Singh wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 11:58:33PM +0100, Branko Collin wrote:

> > I am not shooting the messenger, but I also cannot help but notice
> > that you have write access to the current webserver. Yosh reads at
> > least one of these mailing lists, and has done so for the past three
> > months. Barring a disaster, he has had enough time to tell us why
> > things are taking so long.
> > 
> > I vote we don't wait for a new server to come along, because flying
> > pigs might bump into it, being disoriented from hell freezing over,
> > and then we would need another new server.
> > 
> > Please keep in mind that this is a volunteer effort. Yosh may have
> > had many good reasons to stay silent, but he did not mention it, and
> > his inactivity and silence should not be a reason to halt the work
> > of an entire group of dedicated developers.
> The reason is simple. There is not enough disk on the old server to
> host the new site.

OK, now we're getting somewhere. Apparently you are one of the few in 
the know about the web server.

What can be done to remedy the disk situation?

I heard some story about a new server? How about putting a new disk 
in the existing server, would that be an option?

Is there any way that someone who is not in the inner circle can 

Are you subscribed to the gimp-web mailing list, where the remainder 
of this discussion belongs?

> I'm surprised nobody has taken the time to address some of the 
> issues that were punted for later (lack of a good Basics tutorial comes to
> mind). 

Well, I have not tackled them because I was quite insulted by all of 
my work going to waste. 

> Also, with 2.0 coming out somewhat soon, porting things to 2.0
> would be a good idea. None of these things require the site to be
> moved over first.

That's true, but actually putting the site live would be the sort of 
token of appreciation that would actually spur me on to do something.

> > It is not as if people dislike the new site; the only thing that
> > remains is replacing the old site with it.
> There are voices of dissent.

What do they say? Did they post bug reports?

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