Just wanted to say that I also think that this could have some real benifits, but that we should perhaps consider a little more deeply what it might mean to be a part of this network. I would suggest that there be some discussion of benefits vs disadvantages before evolt is committed to osdn's tender clutches :-) I personally feel that the Andover network and VA Linux are possibly the best content aggregator that we could be associated with. They have proven that their alliegances lie with open source and have taken good care of other sites within their circle (Slashdot, Freshmeat et al.). We should also consider though the possible drawbacks. Could we open ourselves up to the sort of trolling behaviour that has marred Slashdot so heavily by joining this network? Are we prepared for the sort of increase in membership that this might entail? I have every respect for the evolt membership and the moderator gods :-) We handled a big influx of new members earlier this year (hi guys!!) who have been nothing but a positive thing for evolt. I personally think that evolt can handle it, but would like to see some more discussion rather than a straightforward "go ahead". What do you all think?? .steve ---------------------------------- WapWarp - http://wapwarp.com Wap-Dev - http://www.wap-dev.net Cookstour - http://cookstour.org ---------------------------------- > -----Original Message----- > From: Daniel J. Cody [mailto:djc at five2one.org] > Sent: den 18 augusti 2000 16:32 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: [thelist] open source development network > >OSDN, sponsored by VA Linux is a 'vortal'(sorry, i hate the word too :) >for the open source community that is just getting started. They're >looking for partners for content for their site, and I wondered what you >all thought if we got evolt submitted to become a 'partner'? <SNIP> > Just wondered what people might think, or if you had opinions > or if that > would be a bad idea or what :) > > http://www.osdn.org > > thnx for the feedback > > .djc.