[jdev] JABBERSTUDIO NOTICE -- SITE DEMISE

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Mar 13 11:54:08 CDT 2007


Nahuel ANGELINETTI wrote:
> Le Tue, 13 Mar 2007 09:27:20 -0600,
> Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at jabber.org> a écrit :
> 
>> Nahuel ANGELINETTI wrote:
>>
>>> can we know why this server is shutted down ?
>> 1. The JabberStudio code base is unmaintained and no one has
>> volunteered to maintain it.
> 
> So why not can i propose my competences ?

It's open source:

http://jabberstudio.org/projects/jabberstudio/project/view.php

Feel free to fork it. The original developers have disappeared.

>> 2. JabberStudio uses a lot of bandwidth (probably 90% of the
>> bandwidth used by the XSF infrastructure) and our hosting provider is
>> unhappy.
> 
> In france we have hosters like dedibox which provide 100Mbps connection
> ( without limit of transfered datas ), with a server 2GHz, 1GB of
> DDRAM, and 160 GB of hdd, for only 59$ by month ( i'm not doing an
> advertissment, just information ), and the possibility to have RAID
> system.

Feel free to talk with a hosting provider about hosting your fork.

>> 3. We have continued to have trouble with JabberStudio, first the 
>> rootkit 2 years ago and yesterday what was effectively a DOS (no I'm
>> not going to discuss the details).
> 
> ( point 2 )

(point 4 )

>> 4. The admin (c'est moi) doesn't have time for all this fun.
> 
> I think i can have.

Good luck. :)

>> 5. There are plenty of great options out there (Google Code Hosting, 
>> Berlios, SourceForge, etc.) that provide dedicated project hosting, 
>> better bug tracking tools, and so on. Go use 'em.
> 
> Sourceforge, i think it's a company who host/develop it, and not open
> source, too bad, like Google Code Hosting.

Fork the code, find a host, and have fun. I'm finished with 
JabberStudio, and so is our hosting provider.

Peter

-- 
Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
http://www.xmpp.org/xsf/people/stpeter.shtml


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