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Re: [] pumped

From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: [] pumped
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:51:02 +0100
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On 14/07/13 21:27, Kuno Woudt wrote:
> Hello,
> On 07/14/2013 09:29 PM, MJ Ray wrote:
>> On 14/07/13 05:41, rsiddharth wrote:
>>> But, with regard to the pumpio switch over, Evan did send out a
>>> message asking people to set up their own (statusnet) instances, if
>>> they wanted to be on the statusnet network.
>> As (ability to backup/restore
>> one's details) remained unfixed, that was rather like saying "you can
>> leave if you want to, as long as you leave naked with nothing".
> I had no trouble making a backup. [...]

And how did you restore them to another site?

I know no other social network has working migration yet, but that
doesn't make it any less necessary if you're asking people to move to
their own statusnet instances!

> don't think #803 was the reason you did not move, you probably could
> have moved if you really wanted to :)

It was part of the reason.  Another part was I had no idea just how
horribly broken still would be when the switch happened.  Like
now I'm getting emails telling me I'm being mentioned and when I click
the links, they're text server errors.

But hey, I'm sure you know why I do stuff better than I do :-/

> If you still want to set up a StatusNet or GNU Social instance I suggest
> you either wait until the backups are on, or e-mail Evan
> asking for a copy.

Well I've got a bit of a wait while the coop decides which software to
move to.  For now, I'm

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