On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 21:24 -0700, microUgly wrote:
> If you don't know, I run http://www.inkscapeforum.com--a relatively successful phpBB
> forum for Inkscape users.
> I created the forum because I knew there was demand and at the time I knew I
> could devote a lot of time to make it successful. But I was never fond of
> the idea that a single person would have ownership of the data accumulated
> from the community.
> I wanted to offer ownership of the forum to Inkscape.org. Ideally this only
> needs to go as far as knowing that if I were hit by a bus, someone could
> step in and take over. I don't know how things are ran on the inkscape.org
> site, but I would be offering the entire setup to be hosted by inkscape.org
> (if possible).
> I would happily continue to moderate, and administer the board if
> appropriate access were given. And I would redirect inkscapeforum.com to
> the new domain, or change it's name servers.
> Anyway, discussion open. Would Inkscape.org be interested in adopting the
> forum? The forum won't be shutdown regardless of the answer.
I think this is a great idea. I'm not sure of a plan that will get us
there. Where is inkscapeforum.com currently hosted? What kind of
resources does it need to run?