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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.
>>> Thoughts?
>> 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.

Best regards

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,

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