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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-06 16:17:04

Has the notes for the OOPSLA workshop been posted yet? RE: Fixing the
problems with the Yahoo vault?

Any conclusions as to whether to use the Wiki space or the Sandbox space
as a replacement?

Did anyone consider the replacement interface I mentioned below? I'd be
willing to install this in the Sandbox if desired.

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> The yahoo file section ("vault") is ok - but having to register is a
>> pain.
>> Can't we find a directory withing boost (or maybe the wiki?) to just have
>> this very important collection of zipped files?
> As I understand it the sandbox is a supplement to the vault not a
> replacement. It has the large benefit of being CVS and getting revision
> control from it.
> Clearly the Yahoo vault needs to get replaced. And I did some search for
> a replacement recently. My suggestion would be to set aside some of the
> web space of the sandbox to provide our own file vault. The most natural
> replacement interface I found for this was:
> PHP Advanced Transfer Manager (phpATM)
> It is very much like the Yahoo interface. And has the options to remove
> the hindrances that the Yahoo interface does not, like the registration.
> We could carve out something like 50Meg just for this. That gives people
> the area to put things without having SF access.

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