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Re: Debian social network

Hi there!

On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 21:27:32 +0200, David Prévot wrote:
> Le 14/09/2011 22:57, Ean Schuessler a écrit :
>> For some time I've been thinking it would be cool to set up a server
>> running BuddyPress (http://buddypress.org). It could have a Debian theme
>> and Debian developers and users could create profiles, be friends and do
>> all that sort of nonsense. Would that be a good way to handle this flow
>> of "users"? I would volunteer to put some time into that.

From someone who does not use any WordPress/blogging infrastructure, why
BuddyPress and not a *real* social network, better if distributed and
F/LOSS-friendly, i.e. <http://joindiaspora.org/>?

As far as I understand it, BuddyPress requires each user to have a
WordPress ID, while (again as far as I understand it) Diapora integrates
user-served instances (so each user can have fully control to her/his

>> On 09/14/2011 09:21 PM, David Prévot wrote:
>>> 	0 : http://www.debian.org/users/
> Your proposal don't need to be taken care of under the Debian website
> team umbrella (even if you're welcome to ask here to find other
> interested people for that project, or to ask for help in the Debian
> theme setup). On the other hand, the newly created Debian services
> administration mailing list [1] might be of better help.
> 	1: http://lists.debian.org/debian-services-admin/

Ean, please feel free to quote my concearns above on any other
lists/channel (but please let me know in case you do it).

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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