Volunteers wanted for new project

Tim Fletcher <>
Thu Jul 22 16:33:15 CEST 2010


> In short, if something that non-customer users consider desirable for
> Erlang/OTP hasn't happened atwww.erlang.org, it's probably because there's
> no corporate budgeting for it, but corporate *also* won't allow it to be
> done by volunteers.

I can understand how there wouldn't be any financial/human resource
from Ericsson for this kind of thing, but I didn't want to rule out
the possibility of opening things up to a team of volunteers.

Another naïve suggestion: Ericsson donates erlang.org to the community
(who enlists a team of volunteers to develop a more "typical" language
orientated site), and relocates their new OTP site to erlang-otp.com
(or similar).

Otherwise, develop the new language orientated site at a new domain,
e.g. erlang-programming.org (admittedly a bit lengthy, but erlang-
lang.org would be silly!).

Tim


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