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Re: Sundry www patches

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2006-09-29 16:21:59 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 9/28/06, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> There are a couple of outstanding patches to www/links.html
>> Shlomi Fish submitted a patch to add Guiffy to the links:
>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-06/0441.shtml
> Please don't file an issue for this one. I see zero point in us
> adding a link to a random merge tool that has only the vaguest
> relation to Subversion.

Okay, thanks for the clarification.

>> and suggest submitted a patch to add ProSVN to the links:
>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-09/0432.shtml
> I have less strong of an opinion here, although I will note that I'm
> becoming less and less thrilled with the idea of us just linking to
> every single hosting company that shows up with a patch to links.html.
> We have no insight into how the vast majority of these places
> operate, and our linking to them could be construed as endorsement of
> some sort. At one point this may have been useful given the
> difficulty in finding subversion hosting, but now that section of our
> links page is only marginally more useful than a google search for
> "subversion hosting".

Does this imply that we should remove the "Sites that Offer Subversion
Hosting" section of the links page? If so, I agree with that suggestion.


Received on Fri Sep 29 16:22:28 2006

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