[Hpr] Separate channel RPG

Joshua Knapp jknapp85 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 21:54:26 PST 2017


I'll put a few options up in gitlab and have people comment with how they
think it should work.

On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:22 AM, Klaatu <klaatu at member.fsf.org> wrote:

> On 12/10/2017 03:37 PM, Joshua Knapp wrote:
> > A separate channel might not be a bad idea, that way those that want to
> > just chat don't feel obligated to have to play.
> >
> > ----Long detour --
> >
> > The site would still be hosted with ANHH, but moving the downloads would
> > help with the strain that seems to be caused by some people trying to
> > download the entire archive all at the same time ( may be a little
> > exaggerated, but you get the idea ) .
> >
> > Kicking in a few bucks would actually help with bandwidth costs on this
> > end too, and would relieve some of the strain caused by some
> > people trying to download the entire archive all at the same time. ( see
> > what I did there? )
> >
> > It would also make it easier to cover other costs of stuff I'd like to
> > with HPR's server.
> >
> > The sponsorship my company has done over the years hasn't really yielded
> > a lot in the terms of ROI, but we keep doing it because honestly, I like
> > the concept of HPR and want to continue supporting it.
> >
> > That being said occasionally we get stuff like people thinking it's cool
> > to try and hack the site, DDOS the site, or inadvertently consume all
> > the bandwidth for the server allowed by downloading multiple (10s of)
> > streams at once.  All these cause issues unfortunately, some bigger
> > issues than others.
> >
> > So, not trying to sound greedy, but if people are looking to kick in a
> > few bucks, getting hosting plan with HPR's coupon or just kicking a few
> > bucks in with paypal (I could make a page people could donate for HPR
> > directly) would be a great help.
> >
> > On Dec 9, 2017 5:36 PM, "Fifty OneFifty"
> > <fiftyonefifty at linuxbasement.com
> > <mailto:fiftyonefifty at linuxbasement.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     If we do run it in another room, we should record both.  Also, if we
> >     are shifting our hosting to Archive.org, it wouldn't hurt if we each
> >     threw some bucks their way.
> >
> >     5150
> >
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> Josh,
>
> I think you should put up a link somewhere so people can donate if they
> would like to do so. There are differences between not asking for money
> and quietly providing an avenue for people to throw money at you because
> they want to.
>
> I don't exactly practise what I preach, but at least in theory I think
> it's a good idea to have some avenue for people to support you. It might
> not make much of a difference, but even if all I can do is buy you a cup
> of coffee to make that late night debugging session a little less
> unpleasant, I'd like to be able do that much.
>
> -klaatu
>
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