Re: [Off Topic] Sourceforge putting MS ads in developer emails
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On 10/02/07 17:42, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007 Oct 02 17:30 -0500]:
>> 1) sf needs to pay for electricity, servers and bandwidth.
>> 2) *Many* of the projects hosted on sf run on Windows.
> Fine, I understand that. They can host advertisements on their Web
> pages and on the project pages they create, that's not my gripe. But
> to shove it into the developer emails is absurd.
How much do you pay for this service?
> Where are they going
> to start mucking around in next? And since they have sole control of
> the CVS/SVN repositories AND they've obviously cozied up to MS, that
> opens a nice gateway into planting patented code into some high-profile
> Before someone says, "They'd never do that!" Do you think MS cares
> one whit about Sourceforge other than to destroy it? Do they care one
> whit about the ISO standards process?
What's forcing you to host your project on Sourceforge?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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