[Chicago] GitHub & SpamBayes

Randy Baxley randy7771026 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 16:41:26 CET 2013

And you need an image.  A video talent with no image blows my mind.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 8:47 AM, Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com> wrote:

> /me rubs crystal ball...
> and sees static.   I need a new crystal ball.
> OK, I'll just wing it.
> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> > I find it unlikely that a developer for whom SpamBayes scratches no
> > itch is going to fix bugs.
> >
> >> Without something like Github, the barrier to contribute back is higher.
> >
> I think I see Skips problem.  He thinks (and may be correct, he sure
> knows more about it than any of us do) that no one is going to
> contribute regardless of how easy it is.
> If that is the case, then there is no point in him putting in the
> effort to migrate the project to github.   Unless github has a secret
> "migrate from SF" button,  It would be enough effort to question it's
> value.
> I would maybe stick a message on the SF project page, something like
> "If you are interested in working on this project, maybe I will move
> it to github to make it easier for you.  send me an email."
> What he really needs is for someone else to become an active
> maintainer, and they can move it to github.
> Skip, how close am I?
> --
> Carl K
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