[lug] help with a budding open source project

PC Drew Philip.Drew at colorado.edu
Fri Apr 7 15:07:34 MDT 2000


PC Drew

"To understand recursion, we must first understand recursion."

On Fri, 7 Apr 2000, Justin Simoni wrote:

> hello everyone, 
> this is my first posting, so let me introduce myself, 
> my name is justin simoni, 
> i'm currently a freshman at CU Boulder, 
> i've been to one of your meetings during the winter, 
> the one on the subject of mySQl databases (its /fast/) 
> i won the VA Linux T-shirt ;) 
> i work at totalsite inc on pearl street 
> ( http://totalsite.com ) 
> anyhoo... 
> to help myself learn perl, (perl on pearl street, i love it) i've made a
> mailing list script (talking about a mailing list script on a mailing
> list.... hmmm)  most anyone can set up, the next iteration of it
> is getting quite sophisticated, so much that i'm considering setting up
> its own site to download the script, get support with a faq, posting
> boards, and online support. all that isn't to hard for me to do, i'm a
> whiz at that stuff, what i need is some support from the open source
> community to get the new site afloat. 
> does anyone know any good open source groups that are willing to donate
> money to keep the domain up and running? i'm a dirt poor college student
> and having three bills for seperate domains is a bit much for me and the
> sysadmin whos been pretty patiebt with me so far ;)  having my own open
> source project would really look good on a college transcript and any
> resume. it would also help my freelance deign business, even tho the
> script is free, other people might want to look at me for my services,
> i have contacted some people already looking for support, copyleft and
> nic.cx (they give away domains for open source projects) any other
> resources that people know about would be super. or, if this group would
> be so intuned to donate some resources to me, that would be really great,
> as the project is based right in Boulder, and is surely to run on Linux ;) 
> more details on the script can be found at: 
> http://skazat.com/mojo 
> at this moment, the script is an announce only system, is totally browser
> based, including admin features and can be setup changing 4 variables in
> the code. the idea is that anyone can set it up that could set up a Matt's
> Script Archive script and get going on their own mailing list, without
> having to resort to outside list systems. Its also a great place for me to
> see just what ican do with perl. 
> the future version (actually the beta version now) 
> has better list management features, the option to use your own template,
> etc, and its just getting better.
> as the script gets more sophisticated (the current stable version is not
> much more than a (perl script + some interesting features) i might need
> peoples help to test it on other systems, as i only have access to a free
> Bsd 3.x in Indiana. 
> thanks everyone. 
> -justin simoni
>    !skazat! => http://skazat.com
> fear is an emotion there for fear can't kill you
>     -andrew perez
> http://skazat.com/quotes
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