[Imc-oxford-tech] Decision needed?

Mr. Demeanour mrdemeanour at jackpot.uk.net
Sun May 1 07:15:58 PDT 2011


On 01/05/2011 14:54, penguin wrote:
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> Hi
>
> Also sending to the main Oxford list, since a statement about our
> intentions goes beyond being only a tech issue.
>
> On 01/05/11 10:25, Mr. Demeanour wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> 1. The Mir instance on Traven has been archived, and a splash-page
>> has been put up. Open publishing on Traven is still enabled; they
>> intended to turn it off, but held back specifically to avoid
>> burning the Oxford newswire. They are giving us a week to find a
>> new home.
>>
>> Um, I wasn't aware that this was the plan, but others don't seem
>> surprised. I thought they'd find a way to allow publishing only
>> for Oxford, but it seems not.
>
> Oh. I didn't realise this either. Not sure what to do - not the most
> helpful answer, but I don't know what else to say.
>
> Presumably this also applies to other collectives using Mir (e.g.
> Sheffield, South Coast) - what are they doing.

I didn't know there was a live SouthCoast collective. Cambs and
Liverpool announced their own closure last week. That leaves Brum and
Sheffield and Oxford. Brum and Sheff have moved to Iceland.

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MrD.


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