[tdwg-tag] LSID Sourceforge URL & LSID Best Practices
r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk
Wed Aug 26 19:31:01 CEST 2009
I suspect that what's executing isn't needed (from memory the web site
was somewhat over designed).
SourceForge drives me nuts, Google Code is much simpler (and there are
some neat features such as web hooks, wikis for entering
I vote we move it to a site that actually works, and is easy to use
(i.e., not SourceForge).
On 26 Aug 2009, at 18:06, Dave Vieglais wrote:
> Looks like the site lsids.sourceforge.net is trying to execute
> something. If that's the case, then I don't believe moving to google
> code is going to help as I'm pretty sure they don't provide a
> hosting service (that will run CGIs for example).
> The first thing that really needs to be done is one of the project
> developers/admins should log in to the project through the source
> forge shell service and take a look at how the web site is setup.
> Then figure out if the site can be modified to continue working
> under sourceforge or if an alternative hosting service needs to be
> Admins of the source forge project are listed right on the source
> forge project page ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/lsids/develop ):
> • bhszekel-oss
> • kevin_richards
> • scachett
> • timrobertson100
> To log in using a shell account:
> Then, when someone figures out the problem and solution, document it
> someplace and put it under source control.
> Hope this is of some help.
> Dave V.
> On Aug 26, 2009, at 11:27 AM, Aaron Steele wrote:
>> I haven't heard an update on this, although I do think that Google
>> Code is the right tool for the job here.
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 7:05 AM, Roderic Page<r.page at bio.gla.ac.uk>
>>> Did anybody make a decision about moving to Google Code? How about
>>> we do
>>> this ASAP as the fact we can't keep http://lsids.sourceforge.net
>>> running is
>>> making us look more than a little foolish.
>>> I'd be happy to move stuff across so long as however is an admin
>>> on the
>>> SourceForge account is on the ball and approves using the same
>>> On 16 Aug 2009, at 00:16, Aaron Steele wrote:
>>>>> Are there any non-US countries that offer services like Google and
>>>>> Sourceforge but don't distinguish based on the host address?
>>>>> Users in
>>>>> these countries can easily get around these restrictions anyway
>>>>> Tor for instance, but that isn't the point.
>>>> I have no knowledge of viable non-US project hosting services.
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