[peruser] Status of peruser and other questions

Andrew andyukguy at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 14:45:04 MDT 2009


> in my opinion, google code is not necessary, because setting up  
> revision
> control, bugtracker and a wiki is quit simple. we should add a project
> domain, a small website which contains some informations about the
> current state of the project and which goal we in fact try to reach.
> additionally to the mailing list a forum would be really usefull.

As a relative newcomer I have to agree this would be great. It would  
have been helpful for me instead of digging through the mailing list  
archives trying to piece things together! I've just regged peruser.org  
on behalf of the project. Pretty perfect domain I'd say :)

On 27 Aug 2009, at 21:28, Stefan Klingner wrote:

> possibly all the smileys in the mails mean, that the maintainer job
> offer is a joke because i am primarily an sysadmin and no developer,  
> but
> if not i would do it. :)
>
> in my opinion, google code is not necessary, because setting up  
> revision
> control, bugtracker and a wiki is quit simple. we should add a project
> domain, a small website which contains some informations about the
> current state of the project and which goal we in fact try to reach.
> additionally to the mailing list a forum would be really usefull.
>
> i can set this stuff up if i should. if it is not possible on the  
> telana
> server, i can also do this on one of my servers. what do you think  
> about
> that sean?
>
> a switch to the apache license is a great idea!
>
> a 0.4.0 "fusion" release would be a great start for all this changes.
>
> Sean Gabriel Heacock schrieb:
>> Taavi Sannik wrote:
>>
>>> Just for all of you to know, Sean contacted me last week and asked  
>>> if I
>>> want to become the maintainer of this project. At that time, I  
>>> did, but
>>> due to unforeseen circumstances, I will be gone in a month and will
>>> return in a year - I may be able to have a peek in the mailing  
>>> lists in
>>> the mean time, but that's it. So unfortunately I cannot accept this
>>> position, but it seems that Stefan is a good candidate for a new
>>> maintainer :).
>>>
>>
>> Ah, sorry to hear you'll be having to leave for a while.  Stefan,  
>> do you
>> want the job? :)
>>
>>
>>> This still leaves us with one problem and that is project hosting. I
>>> think Sean wouldn't mind if we move it to somewhere else (I  
>>> personally
>>> would prefer Google Code, but we must upgrade peruser license to  
>>> Apache
>>> Software License 2.0 to host there). I just hope Sean comes around  
>>> and
>>> has the time to accept this and forward the old peruser page to a  
>>> new
>>> one. Any ideas on this one is greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>
>> I'm fine with the license change and hosting at google - I'm also  
>> okay
>> with continuing to host the project on my server, I was going to  
>> set up
>> an account just for peruser so I can give people more access to the  
>> web
>> page and trac configuration.  But google works too, and I can keep
>> running the mailing list.
>>
>>
>>> I am currently working on a 0.4.0 release which would include the  
>>> dc3
>>> patch, the freebsd 7.2 fixes and other bugfixes. I will also try to
>>> squeeze in the SSL NameVirtualhost patch and better configuration
>>> validation. Hopefully I will get it ready by the end of the week.
>>>
>>
>> Looking forward to trying it out! :)
>>
>>
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