[linux-elitists] Farewell Advogato

Tomasz Rola rtomek at ceti.pl
Thu Jun 29 02:34:48 PDT 2017


On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 12:42:16AM +0000, aicra at faqlinux.com wrote:
> 
> Last week, the "State of the Gato Address for 2017" was posted. June 22, 2017.
> 
> "It has been 18 years since Raph created Advogato; ten years since I
> took over hosting and last posted a State of the Gato Address; and
> six years since there was any development work on the mod_virgule
> codebase.
> 
> The server Advogato is running on is around 15 years old and will be
> decommissioned in a few days.
> 
> Active users have dwindled into the single digits.
> 
> Most have moved on to more modern social networking sites.
> 
> It's been a good run but it's time to say goodbye.
> 
> The trust metrics updater and blog aggregator have been turned off
> and the site will go into read-only mode today.

sic transit gloria mundi

(This maxima displayed whenever I failed at certain DOS game - I am sure
it fits here and now)

-- 
Regards,
Tomasz Rola

--
** A C programmer asked whether computer had Buddha's nature.      **
** As the answer, master did "rm -rif" on the programmer's home    **
** directory. And then the C programmer became enlightened...      **
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