[m-dev.] Hosting.

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Thu Jan 17 13:27:50 AEDT 2013

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 12:58:25PM +1100, Peter Wang wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:54:13 +1100, Paul Bone <paul at bone.id.au> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 11:44:40AM +1100, Peter Wang wrote:
>> > >
>> > > For me, SF would cover our needs for zero upkeep.  The only problem
>> > > is that their bug tracker isn't Mantis and can be kind of slow.
>> > > Perhaps we can host Mantis on Paul's VPS, and everything else on SF?
>> >
>> > By the time you pay for the VPS, you might as well put other stuff on it
>> > too.  Or are you referring to my existing (personal) one.  I would be okay
>> > with putting mantis and the mailing lists on that and using the google thing
>> > to host the website and downloads (free & huge capacity).
>> Yes, I meant your existing VPS.  If you don't mind hosting the mailing
>> list then that's good, too.  I didn't want to volunteer your time
>> fighting spammers and blocklists ;-)
> I don't mind the time, as I do this for myself already.  The problem is that
> if I go on holidays/disappear/stop caring about Mercury then that leaves
> everyone else in a difficult situation.  I'd like to avoid that if I
> can.  But as I'm not planning on any of the above the risk is low.

You're not planning to ever go on holiday?!?

>  We (you) could deal with it if it happens, or review our hosting at a later
> date (as Zoltan mentioned).
> Okay, I'll go ahead and do this.

In the short term I'm happy for you to do that, in the longer term I
would prefer
it if things were not dependent upon a single person.


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