On 20 Apr 2001 10:25:33 -0700, Eric Dannewitz wrote:
> Well, why don't you host the sites for them? You can charge them like whatever,
> or not charge them, and then they can run a site, they have YOU as the admin (a
> person they know), and everyone is happy.
We have done it for two projects. We hope in the future to put banners
in their sites and obtain a % of their money ;-) For them now it hasn't
any cost until they see that it can be a bussiness for them. The cost
for us is minimal.
When you have slashcode 2.0 installed in your system, hosting a new
slashsite is trivial. You add a new virtual user for DBIx:Passowrd ,
execute /usr/local/slash/bin/install-slashsite and include in httpd.conf
the new Virtual Host as said in the file automatically generated by
There are two kinds of people: we, the technicians and the people who
have the content for the slashsite. The last can't install slashcode but
this is normal I think.
> Morbus Iff wrote:
> > > I would suggest you really look into a Slashhosting service. Your goal
> > > I imagine is to get your site up and running, not become a perl
> > > hacker. Going with a hosting service is your best option. The will
> > > have it installed correctly, they will make sure your site is backed
> > > up, and you will just have to worry about content (which is in the
> > > end the most difficult piece to the puzzle).
> > Actually, I am a perl hacker ;) [my main project is
> > disobey.com/amphetadesk/] ... I just have a hard-on for global accessibility
> > and user friendliness. I run the servers that my sites are hosted on, I have
> > no problem installing Slashcode on there.
> > For *me*, Slashcode is fine, perfect, and easily do-able. I have no
> > convictions when I think about a Narcissistic reality. I, however, know a
> > bunch of people who would love to use Slashcode as a solution to their
> > needs. They, on the other hand, are not geeks. And their hosting providers
> > are not friendly (rather generic, as it were). Slashcode would never work
> > for them.
> > And changing a hosting provider, while generic and without a face, may be
> > the "proper" solution to getting Slashcode up and running for these people,
> > it's not a viable one. Have you ever changed houses because you're sick and
> > tired of taking the subway every morning? Even if your house is perfect and
> > without complaint?
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> Back up my hard disk? I can't find the reverse switch!
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