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Date: 2008-02-15 (10:59)
From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: [OSR] Ports-like package management system
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:24:01AM +0100, Maxence Guesdon wrote:
> It's just to keep it consistent, and the number of adds/updates is not
> high, so the time spent on administrating the hump is by far shorter than
> the time it would take to develop a registering system and moderate the
> modifications.
> > Having that permanent archive we are talking about is also part of the solution.
> I agree. The hump does not aim to be any kind of repository, just a list of
> links with some order. If/when an official place with files and
> classification where to find all contribs existed/exists, the hump
> would/will be useless.

I agree with your motivation. In the meantime, a quick solution which
can help having more "lively" update notifications can be to just keep
an online version of the list of broken links you've just sent to the

I'm thinking at a link on the main page "broken links", containing a
daily generated list of broken links. That way people, including both
contributors and users, can look at the list and send you an email with
the up to date link. It won't be a wiki, but at least it would enable
users to improve the content and diminish the overall update time of
links .... I think :)

Thanks for your work on The Humps.

Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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