[tpop3d-discuss]tpop3d needs fork?

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at pld-linux.org
Mon, 22 Oct 2007 18:28:30 +0200

On Monday 03 of September 2007, Richard Smith wrote:
> Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > > To the best of my knowledge, no-one has yet taken over
> > > maintaining tpop3d.
> >
> > I'm interested in keeping tpop3d alive. First task would be probably
> > moving repository to some place which isn't going to disappear
> > (code.google.com, sourceforge.net, berlios.de, something else?) and whe=
> > other people could get write rights.
> I can guarantee that the repository isn't going to be
> deleted.  The machine on which it is hosted is owned by an
> ISP, Mythic Beasts, that Chris co-founded, and as we use
> tpop3d heavily it's not in our interest to delete the cvs
> repository!  In fact, we (Mythic Beasts) will gladly
> continue to host the project.
> > Does anyone have copy of server side tpop3d cvs repository?
> > (pserver:anonymous@sphinx.mythic-beasts.com:/home/chris/vcvs/repos)
> Yes.  We can make this available.
> I'm currently discussing with some of Chris' other friends
> and colleagues what we think he would have wished to happen
> to the code base, and we'd welcome comments here.  For
> example, whether we should attempt to formally hand over
> maintainership to someone, or simply allow the code to fork.
> Also whether the project is still being actively developed,
> or is now in bug-fix mode.  (My impression is that Chris
> considered it to be the latter.)

Did anything come out of that?=20

I would like to see tpop3d moved to some community enabled site like=20
sourceforge/berlios etc so whoever wants should be able to maintain tpop3d.

Right now tpop3d is disappearing :-(

> Richard Smith

Arkadiusz Mi=B6kiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
arekm / maven.pl            http://ftp.pld-linux.org/