[Project_owners] Reminder: Migration testing

Matthew Wilson matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk
Mon Sep 18 00:42:04 EDT 2006

David Boswell wrote:
>> Yes, for me it is.  Also, I have been away for quite a long time, so
>> maybe I missed something, but why is this move planned?  Do we get
>> forum support or anything else like that?
> I understand that the link situation is less than ideal.  We've talked
> this over among the admins and there isn't a good solution to this
> since so many of these links are hard coded in the different project
> repositories.  We'll talk over this again and see what we can do, but
> please test as much as you can for now.
> The migration will do two things for the community.  One is that it
> frees up the current server to use as a development box.  This will let
> us move forward on the various feature requests and enhancements that
> we keep saying we want to work on.  Moving to OSUOSL will also lower
> our hosting bills significantly (we'll still keep the development box
> where it is now).  This will let us use more of our donation money to
> pay for the part-time developers who are working on the new features.

Sounds great, but I'm not sure that I've seen an answer to HJ's 
question: what kind of testing can we usefully do on the new machine?


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