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Re: Sundry www patches

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-29 16:24:34 CEST

On 9/29/06, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> 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.

I'd say that probably deserves a thread of its own for discussion.

-garrett

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