On Tuesday 09 September 2003 6:35 pm, Michael Bowe wrote: > Ken and Inter7 deserve credit for all the work they have put > into vpopmail and the associated admin packages. > > Sourceforge is a great place for hosting open source software. > The tracker system allows bugs, patches, feature requests etc > to be handled in an orderly fashion. > > Tom deserves credit for the large amount of work he has put > into both packages since their relocation to Sourceforge. > > It is not in anyone's interests to fork these projects into > "Kens version" and "Toms version". > > So surely the best compromise/solution would be for all > parties to agree that getting a 5.4-stable out the door is the > #1 goal > > To achieve this we could : > > * Grant Ken admin privileges on Sourceforge. Even if Ken isn't > actively contributing to the development at the moment, his past > efforts warrant him to be included as an admin if he wishes > > * Tom remains also as admin, and it be confirmed that he is in > charge of releasing new 5.3.x development builds with the goal > of getting 5.4 out the door > > * Leave the project home page set as the Inter7 site. But update > the Inter7 so it refers any development downloads link back > to the Sourceforge page > > Michael.
This sounds like a great compromise. In addition I would like to add that I will not shoot down Tom's ideas. Like putting configuration options in ~vpopmail/etc files. I did not like this in the past, but I am starting to see the light since I am working on RPM releases of everything. Also I plan on doing stability and backwards compatibility testing. For the last 6 months or so I have been working on a RedHat 9 based release specifically tailored for qmail.The entire distribution ends up fitting on one CD. We are almost done. Just a few things to sort out (like cram-md5 smtp auth on some email clients fail). I would really like to include a new vpopmail 5.4 stable version. Ken Jones