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Subject: Re: [boost] codepad code longevity ?
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-29 21:01:08

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 6:55 PM, Dean Michael Berris
<mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Joel de Guzman
> <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 1/30/2010 9:32 AM, Dean Michael Berris wrote:
>>> If the concern was longevity, as long as the user's github account is
>>> active and the gist has not been deleted, then it's just like anything
>>> else out there that's accessible via a link. :)
>> Ohhh, "as long as the user's github"... That's bad. We often refer
>> to code sometimes after a particular person becomes inaccessible
>> (hides under a rock or inside a cave or something :-).
>> Posts should be permanent!
> Right. I guess it has its uses (codepad, pastebin, gists) but for
> stuff that's meant to be "permanent" copy distribution would be the
> best bet. Collaboration friendliness may suffer, which I think is not
> the main concern here in the first place. :)

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first and foremost, and we hate answering the same question multiple
times. :)

For collaboration people can set up their own projects. For our *own*
collaboration, we already have Boost's SVN.

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