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Re: [opensuse] ftp special access
  • From: Christoph Thiel <cthiel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 12:29:53 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0604051228400.3800@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, jdd wrote:

> Christoph Thiel wrote:
>
> > As long as we are only talking about documents (i.e. PDFs), the wiki
> > is perfectly fine IMHO. If there is other stuff that needs to be
> > stored in a central place, let me know and we will figure a way to get
> > this working.
>
> right now I think of two kind of products.
>
> * Documents/applications for presenting opensuse on conferences. pdf are
> _not_ really applicable, we need more attractive things.
>
> * packages (tgz) for a course. In my admin course I need sometimes stuff
> difficult to find on the net (or that may no be found at the time the
> user need it). I use to store it on my own server, but this is not
> really openSUSE friendly (I think that all the openSUSE stuff should
> be on an ipensSUSE repository) - examples are scripts done specially
> for the course and too long to be given as <pre>.
>
> this will probably not be so frequent, that is why a mail to
> ftp@xxxxxxxxxxxx whould be nice. not for sending the file, obviously,
> I'm not dumb, but to ask somebody to upload it from any given source.
>
> the problem is, how do we trust the file? Of course we can trust each
> other in a small group as we are now, but there are thousen of openSUSE
> members now and the system should afford that.
>
> I don't ask only for me personnaly, but as a policy :-)
>
> and uloading to the wiki is definitively _not_ a solution :-()

How about using forge.novell.com then? We could either create a special
project for storing openSUSE related "files" or have those who need
special storage create forge projects for those? Would that work out?


Regards
Christoph

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