[dvlug] dvlug.org Changes In June, 2012
grantbow at dvlug.org
Wed Jun 6 13:38:42 PDT 2012
Our attendees and volunteers will decide on the systems we use going
forward. Thank you for your offer, we will talk to you further and consider
it. I appreciate your showing an interest in dvlug.
On Jun 6, 2012 12:03 PM, "jim" <jim at well.com> wrote:
> I agree with Rick. Take him up on his
> offer. You need a host and static IP? I
> believe I can help with that.
> On Tue, 2012-06-05 at 00:18 -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> > Quoting Grant Bowman (grantbow at dvlug.org):
> > > > * de-emphasize the role of the email list in favor of a WordPress
> > > > at dvlug.org
> > >
> > > How do people feel about dvlug.wordpress.com hosting the blog?
> > Because you don't care to run WordPress yourself, and prefer to
> > outsource to a company (Automatic, Inc.) that funds it by putting
> > Automatic, Inc. advertising and Google ads on your blog, attempting to
> > upsell you to the for-money service, and data-mining your usage?
> > If on the other hand you want to try running your own WordPress
> > installation, I'd be glad to set it up for you. It's not like that's
> > difficult, as it's a bog-standard PHP/MySQL app. All you need is a
> > static IP somewhere.
> > It makes me sad when LUGs act like they're incompetent to run their own
> > Internet operations, which after all has been _Linux's core competency_
> > for twenty years. If even LUGs cannot be bothered to use Linux for
> > their own Internet hosting, why should anyone else respect Linux?
> > It's called 'eating your own dog food', Grant.
> > But, hey, you've obviously already made up your mind to outsource, and
> > all that's left is the justifying.
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