freecontrib.org

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Tue Oct 31 04:57:24 GMT 2006


On Monday 30 October 2006 22:52, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> On Monday 30 October 2006 8:20 pm, Brendan wrote:
> > On Friday 27 October 2006 23:22, Bry Melvin wrote:
> > > > Yep I can't get it either!!
> > > > steve
> > >
> > > Does anyone know what has happened?
> > > packages.freecontrib.org can't even be resolved by my browser now.
> >
> > Yep, and what I found with 5 seconds of google searching revealed:
> > ## PLF fallback repository - edgy
> > deb http://mrpouit.free.fr/plf-fallback edgy-plf free non-free
> > deb-src http://mrpouit.free.fr/plf-fallback edgy-plf free non-free
>
> I'm not exactly sure how to take your message:
> At this point my very sarcastic nature takes it as a "Hey, dufus if you'd
> just searched Google you wouldn't have bothered the list" in which case I'd
> respond  in a very sharp tone letting you know that this question was
> posted a full 2 days before the fallback was online, and some other sharp
> quips.
>
> However, I'm trying to suppress that because its not nice, nor accurate,
> and its very annoying to others who would refrain from helping me in the
> future. So, I'm gonna take it as "Hey, I just found out from searching
> Google that its now, this . . ." and respond in kind to your help:
>
> Thanks, I meant to post this as soon as I found out, but I also got a
> message from the maintainer that they have the real freecontrib up, but its
> moving. Quote, "It seems to be back online.
> But I have also started the migration to zarb.org, but it isn't finished
> yet, so http://packages.freecontrib.org will stay the main mirror for the
> moment." So, you beat me to posting it.
>
> So we'll both need to be on the look out for when it changes to zarb.org.
>
> Its amazing at how complicated communication can get!  :-D
> As a Starbucks "Barista" says each day, "Have a sparkling day!"

I just meant that it was obviously on top of the list, so I would assume that 
the page was popular. My 5 seconds comment was more like "I didn't actually 
put much effort into this, so take it with a grain of salt".



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