Re: What happened to the software map?
- From: James Henstridge <james jamesh id au>
- To: kevin arslinux com
- Cc: GNOME Desktop Development Mailing List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: What happened to the software map?
- Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 21:08:12 +0100
On 12/08/04 18:43, Kevin Francis wrote:
The Gnome servers were broken into back in March, and the attacker got
in via an insecure PHP script. All PHP was disabled when the system was
brought back up, pending an audit of the PHP scripts. No one has done
an audit of the software map code, so it is not online.
I visited the software map for the first time in a long while, and was
shocked to find it redirecting to freshmeat.net
How does that possibly fit with GNOME's goal of being user-friendly? I
can't imagine people from the linux channel I frequent using that list,
let alone the average user. It's a scary, long, and complicated list of
software. Many items there are old, the info is old, or the screenshots
are old (look at Galeon, the first thing you see when hitting that
Whats going on with it? Is there no one available to put it up again? Is
Email: james jamesh id au
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