DragonFlyBSD Project Update - colo upgrade, future trends

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Mon Aug 5 05:32:26 PDT 2019

Roy Marples wrote in <ae3ff258-5840-bad6-9b63-a9e29f3e957c at marples.name>:
 |On 03/08/2019 21:18, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |> Steffen Nurpmeso wrote in <20190802152331.Xpizj%steffen at sdaoden.eu>:
 |>|Pierre Abbat wrote in <6138981.HCoiYUZI26 at mooncat>:
 |>||On Thursday, 1 August 2019 11.51.32 EDT Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |>   ...
 |>||After trying to set up Mailman and getting lost, I chose Sympa for the
 |>||Bezitopo mailing list.
 |>   ...
 |>|Roy Marples wrote in <aad07924-7494-aa06-56cd-99375d5faec7 at marples.name>:
 |>||On 02/08/2019 00:15, Pierre Abbat wrote:
 |>||> On Thursday, 1 August 2019 11.51.32 EDT Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |>   ...
 |>||That's the problem with dependencies.
 |>||I use mlmmj - it just needs a C compiler.
 |>|It really has only one (Mailman 2 at least).  Different to mlmmj
 |>|it never crashed here, it can MIME, subscribers can use the web
 |>|interface they are used to (that must be said, i think noone
 |>|actually subscribed via email!).
 |>|But you are actually using Fossil, and for quite some years even.
 |>   ...
 |>|May i ask how does mlmmj come into play with Fossil?
 |> You do not seem to host and use Fossil no more, actually.
 |> I did not know that.  Or if, i had forgotten.
 |I've not used Fossil for my projects for a number of years now.
 |I listed a whole variety of reasons why it's actually a bad choice for 
 |open source projects here:

Thanks for the pointer.  Interesting read (a bit hard to grasp due
to missing knowledge on Fossil).  My memory said "Bazaar and
Cathedral", not the other way around, but it's monday.

One correction to myself.  AlpineLinux switched to Sourcehut, not
to sr.ht.  Maybe of interest for you, if "not social" was such
a major criticism of yours regrading Fossil.  (Not that i know
that better, but Natanael Copa of AlpineLinux sounded rather

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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