Re: User services (was: Re: dict server)

Hello Owen, all,

On Mon, 30 Jan 2006 17:51:19 -0500, Owen Taylor wrote:

Sorry for getting back on this so late, I'm swamped with my thesis and
had forgotten about it until now. To refresh everyone's memory, this
discussion resulted out of bug 167366, it was a request to run a
dictionary server on

> I don't think we need to be scared of the idea that we might swamp our
> limited server capacity (even 8 servers is a pretty small set), or swamp
> Red Hat's bandwidth. If we create things that are genuinely useful and
> interesting to people, it's easy to fund-raise for new servers, and it's
> easy to find people to host bandwidth. Swamping is good.

So if I understand correctly, Red Hat is willing to add more hardware
and bandwidth if the services we want to offer require it. The question
then is, how do we move forward on this issue? Who should we talk to about
adding this service? It would be nice to have it ready in time for testing
during the GNOME 2.16 release cycle.


Reinout van Schouwen

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