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
> 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. :)
Yep, do remember, these are mailing lists for people asking for "help"
first and foremost, and we hate answering the same question multiple
For collaboration people can set up their own projects. For our *own*
collaboration, we already have Boost's SVN.