[Box Backup] RFC: Migration of domain and hosting

Stuart Hickinbottom boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Mon, 22 Oct 2007 08:12:26 +0100

Sounds good to me. It would be nice to get that all in place prior to
the 0.11 release as it's possible that will generate a bit more interest
and new users (given the better support for Windows clients).


James O'Gorman wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> We touched in this briefly recently, and I've had a short conversation
> with Ben about it and we thought we'd throw this open to the community.
> Currently the website, listserver and development server are all hosted
> by different people at different places. While this isn't necessarily a
> bad thing, they're under different domains which can make it tricky for
> people to remember where the different things are :-)
> Ben said that he has boxbackup.org available for use, which we could
> move everything under. The key question is - how would we want to manage
> this? I have no problem extending my hosting to cover everything,
> although if anyone else wants to chip in obviously that's welcome too.
> I've proposed that I could host it all under a FreeBSD Jail (similar to
> a Solaris Zone, for those who are familiar) so that it could all be
> easily be manageable, and I could give the key developers admin access
> to this jail so that it's not just me or Ben being relied on.
> So, comments, anyone?
> James
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