[Comm-en] [JT] international community site

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Wed Aug 13 15:30:04 MSD 2003

On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 02:40:29PM +0400, vadim at mail.cytspb.rssi.ru wrote:
> >> And this should be easily repairable - just set up the (server and forum)
> >So go ahead and do it.  
> Ergh... Who will pay for bandwidth?

I believe that useful resource can be hosted at ALT servers; in
fact, they do provide hosting for significant number of free
software projects.

> I am not even a system administrator.  Just plain "PhD in
> bilology". The maximum what I can do myself  seems to be a
> moderator in such forum.  

It could be of some help, too.  Not everything boils down to
system administration and technical resources.

> > It's a bit harder to make it *really* work -- not
> > technically, but as a *resource*.  rare person able to answer
> > the question will ever *see* it there
> It's a moderator's work, as far as I do understand it.


> Strict moderation, unregistered users can post only in special
> places...

This helps only to decrease the noise, but not to increase the

> no "flame/flood/offtopic" section...

It's a mistake IMQCO.

> > PS: I believe you could try to help Alexey Lubimov
> > (avl at altlinux) with developing "public question" part of
> > atmsk.ru forum.
> Could you drop a couple of words - what should be done?
> Translation of some text to English, or what? 

Speak to him regarding that.  He's busy reworking the site,
though personally /me is more than happy with current state.

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