[theforum] evolt.org Drupal proof-of-concept. First draft

Martin Paul Burns martin.burns at uk.ibm.com
Tue Nov 16 14:55:58 CST 2004

Jeff wrote on 16/11/2004 20:13:31:

> Martin,
> > [...] Having banned the IP address in question
> > from accessing evolt.org without authority from
> > your client (evolt.org), [...]
> Banned because it generated over 3 times as much bandwidth usage in the
> few days than is normal.  Seeing as how that affects not only *my* costs
> the overall cost of the colo room, I have that right.

Sorry Jeff - I don't believe evolt.org agreed bandwidth limits with you.

>> This 1st draft is *exactly* what evolt.org wanted, which
>> is customising a packaged CMS. Please re-read
>> http://lists.evolt.org/theforumarchive/Week-of-Mon-20041101/001052.html
>> which defined the terms.

>I heard plenty dissenting opinions as well.

There were 2: Madhu and Dave K. Dave K changed his mind:

Other than that, none. John even gave a last call, specifically requesting
dissenting opinion:

So, a total of 2 dissenters. We have 6 times that saying +1 to the current

> > [...] much of the functionality.
> It seems you'd rather do that than provide *all* of the functionality in
> many places.

I don't believe I said that this was the launch version. In fact, I believe
I said the opposite.

> There's a lot of finger pointing without taking any responsibility for
> own part in this whole mess.

That would be the part where I put some suggestions to theforum?


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