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Re: [Spca50x-devs] Fwd: [Fwd: [Alexandria-staff] minor foul language in old source]




Le Vendredi 9 Novembre 2007 21:05, Denver Gingerich a écrit :
The spca50x project is now obsolete. Gspca replace it and extend support for 
new chipset. I don't want to work with sourceforge as i am happy with my 
website at free.fr
regards 
> I think Joel meant to send this message to the list (see below quoted
> text).
>
> I now have admin rights for the Sourceforge project (spca50x), but I
> don't want to start moving stuff over until I know for sure that
> Michel is on board.  Michel, are you in favor of moving the web site
> to Sourceforge?  Furthermore, are you willing to keep the latest code
> updated in CVS?  Keeping the code in CVS is a good idea in general,
> but it also helps with this particular issue (obscene code in CVS).
>
> If Michel is in favor, then I can coordinate with him to move the
> project back onto Sourceforge.
>
> Denver
>
> On Oct 24, 2007 11:14 PM, Joel Crisp <jcrisp@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Unfortunately it is very hard to remove projects, and indeed deltas, from
> > sourceforge once they are there.
> >
> > I would prefer that we move back to using sourceforge, I can't remember
> > why Michel decided to move to his own hosting - Michel can you clarify?
> >
> > It may have been during a period where I had to leave the USA due to the
> > company I was working for accidentally invalidating my visa.
> >
> > Anyway, I'm back on line now as we could move the project back to
> > sourceforge.
> >
> > Joel
> >
> > On 10/24/07, Denver Gingerich <denver@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > That sort of code is totally unacceptable.  I'm not sure what would
> > > cause someone to submit such obscene code.  Not only does this reflect
> > > poorly on the contributor that added it, but also on the GSPCA project
> > > as a whole.  Note that this code is also present in the latest spca50x
> > > source release (v0.30) available on Sourceforge.
> > >
> > > For those that are interested, the code was introduced in revision
> > > 1.26 of spca50x.c, which was added by korovkin.  The diff is available
> > > at
> >
> > http://spca50x.cvs.sourceforge.net/spca50x/spca50x/drivers/usb/spca50x.c?
> >r1=1.25&r2=1.26
> >
> > > .
> > >
> > > I'm pleased to see that this code is not present in the current
> > > version of the driver available at
> > > http://mxhaard.free.fr/download.html.  It's good someone saw fit to
> > > remove the obscene code.
> > >
> > > This issue demonstrates why the GSPCA project needs to settle on a
> > > single hosting solution.  In my opinion, the project should be
> > > entirely hosted on Sourceforge or entirely hosted at another site.
> > > Currently the GSPCA web page is hosted on Michel Xhaard's site
> > > ( http://mxhaard.free.fr/), while the mailing list (this mailing list)
> > > is being hosted on Sourceforge.
> > >
> > > Personally, I would like to see the site hosted entirely on
> > > Sourceforge.  They provide all the services that the project needs,
> > > including web hosting, file hosting, and a mailing list.  However, I
> > > understand from previous mailing list posts that Michel Xhaard, the
> > > current maintainer, would prefer to keep the code hosted on his own
> > > site (correct me if I'm wrong).
> > >
> > > If that is the case, I suggest that we establish a mailing list
> > > outside of Sourceforge and then archive and remove the spca50x project
> > > from Sourceforge.  Michel, does your web host provide mailing lists?
> > > If not, can someone else host a mailing list?
> > >
> > > We can keep the archive of the spca50x project (web pages, mailing
> > > list archives, CVS history, etc.) available on Michel's site for
> > > people who are really interested in the old code.  But it is much
> > > better if it's not prominently displayed on Sourceforge as it is right
> > > now because it suggests that the version on Sourceforge is the latest,
> > > which it is not.
> > >
> > > I don't mind archiving the spca50x Sourceforge project.  I just need
> > > someone to grant me the access rights I need to do that.  My
> > > Sourceforge username is dyzchyd in case someone wants to grant me
> > > access rights.
> > >
> > > Denver
> > >
> > > On 10/24/07, Joel Crisp < jcrisp@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Anyone want to pickup fixing this one?
> > > >
> > > > Joel
> > > >
> > > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > > From: Daniel Hinojosa < dhinojosa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Date: Oct 24, 2007 12:33 PM
> > > > Subject: Fwd: [Fwd: [Alexandria-staff] minor foul language in old
> >
> > source]
> >
> > > > To: cydergoth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > We have received a minor note on a segment of code in one of your
> >
> > checked in
> >
> > > > files that you way want to investigate.
> > > >
> > > > Please let me know if you have any questions.
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Daniel Hinojosa - Sr. Manager, Customer Support
> > > > --
> > > > Source Forge (R)
> > > > w - http://www.sourceforge.com
> > > > e - dhinojosa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > p - 650.694.2133
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Begin forwarded message:
> > > >
> > > > -------- Original Message --------
> > > >  Subject: [Alexandria-staff] minor foul language in old source
> > > > Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 13:20:23 -0400
> > > >  To: staff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I was preparing to submit a package to sourceforge, and in the
> > > > process
> >
> > of
> >
> > > > reviewing the terms of use and policies I noticed link which may be
> > > > used
> >
> > (I
> >
> > > > hope) to point out over exuberant language in source code.   This is
> >
> > really
> >
> > > > not too important, but it would be nicer if it was cleaned up a
> > > > little.
> > > >
> > > > http://spca50x.cvs.sourceforge.net/spca50x/spca50x/drivers/usb/spca50
> > > >x.c lines 1113 - 1137
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for your attention
> > > >
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