Subject: Re: [boost] codepad code longevity ?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-29 23:32:06
Joel de Guzman wrote:
> On 1/30/2010 12:00 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>>> We see more and more people post code using Codepad. Is that good?
>>> In the Spirit list, we've had this discussion about longevity of
>>> code posted to Codepad:
>>> I can't see any information regarding policy on how code is retained.
>>> Is there? I've heard they say the post is valid for 24 hours. If that's
>>> the case, then we should ban the use of codepad. People here, myself
>>> included, need pasted code to be permanent for future reference.
>> If one creates and uses account, it's possible to save
>> code in codepad permanently.
>> For as long as codepad service stays alive, of course.
> And for as long as you have an account, which is not good enough.
> Posts should be permanent.
Yes, I personally agree and I'm not convinced to use of any
kind of pastebin service for linking extra content from posts
archived in the mailing list.
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