Forwarding was: [Theforum] revamp comment period open

Martin Burns martin at
Wed Feb 5 02:23:45 CST 2003

On Tue, 4 Feb 2003 davidu at wrote:

> <quote who="isaac">
> >
> >> can't we all just say thank you and move on?  he's already offered it
> >> as an ongoing thing.  why do you insist on putting words in his
> >> mouth?
> >
> > I think that all he's saying is that David need not feel obliged to
> > offer this indefinitely. Which I think is perfectly fair.

What he said, plus

> If we something happens in the next year or two where I can't continue the
> service, the non-profit colo I help run will almost certainly be sticking
> around and will be able to take up the slack.
> That's not to say something can't happen to me or the colo in the future,
> but I think we're pretty safe.

I think so too, but I dodn't want a situation in 2008 or 2013 when former
meo members insist that we continue a service that stopped being formally
evolt-supported 5 or 10 years before.

I'm viewing 'perpetually' as *really* perpetually.

> I'll work on putting up a redirect management page for the MEO users
> tonight.  Which is the best means to contact the MEO server admins and
> discuss some things?


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