[XESAM] Moving business elsewhere?

Jos van den Oever jvdoever at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 12:57:38 PDT 2007

2007/6/10, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com>:
> Hi Xesames and xdg subscribers,
> Our project creation request[1] has been stalled for almost four months now.
> I really don't think we can keep on abusing the xdg list anymore, and as it
> appears we are not going to get a xesam at freedesktop.org list I think we have
> to move our business elsewhere if something doesn't happen really soon (like
> in the coming week).
> We have multiple other needs like a shared version control system, a
> website, a wiki, and a bug tracker.
> I have bought http://xesam.org and we can have hosting there as well.
> Whether or not we will actually use xesam.org as the host or just as a link
> is open for discussion. Google groups have grown popular recently and
> Canonicals Launchpad is not a bad product either.
> I don't know if this should be reflected in our namespacing. We have dbus
> paths and xml namespaces to think about. I would not like to point an xml
> namespace at some place where we cannot put something, on the other hand I
> would hate to strip the org.freedesktop from our dbus paths, I would hate it
> even more if we used intermixed namespacing of xesam.org and
> xesam.freedesktop.org.
> Anyways, comments welcome. A swift resultion of bug 10114 is even more
> welcome.

I really think we should escalate this. fd.o is the place for this
stuff. If they are so *** lame, somebody should have his butt kicked.
How hard is it to set up a mailinglist  + svn?


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