[tahoe-dev] call for volunteers for volunteergrid2

Jody Harris jharris at harrisdev.com
Tue Jan 11 16:24:28 UTC 2011

I'm in.
- Think carefully.

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 8:04 AM, Zooko O'Whielacronx <zooko at zooko.com>wrote:

> Folks:
> I've heard from a few different people that they want a Tahoe-LAFS
> grid to contribute a server to and receive storage service in return.
> There is one such grid in operation, called "volunteergrid", but it is
> not accepting new members at this time. Therefore, I'm creating a
> mailing list named "volunteergrid2-l" to let such people
> self-organize. I'm going to be the mailing list administrator, but
> otherwise I don't intend to spend a lot of time organizing.
> Here is a proposed "constitution" for volunteergrid2.
> -------
> Welcome to volunteergrid2-l!
> Rules (enforced by community):
> 1. We have at most 20 members.
> 2. Respect one another's privacy and security. (Normally Tahoe-LAFS
> makes it impossible to do otherwise, but accidents can happen, and
> when they do, mutual respect for one another's privacy is the best
> defense.)
> 3. Contribute more storage space than you use (remember that expansion
> uses up more disk space by a factor of N/K, and that old version of
> files linger for about a month before they are garbage-collected).
> 4. Offer good quality, durable, highly-available service -- commit to
> keeping your server(s) running year after year. If a server dies, try
> to rescue the data off of its hard drive. Use careful system
> administration. Try to keep your servers up and reachable all the
> time. Let your fellow volunteers know if there is a failure or
> interruption of service.
> 6. Be nice! Kindness and good humor help groups of human cooperate
> more efficiently.
> -------
> If you want to be on the volunteergrid2-l mailing list, please send me
> email! zooko at zooko.com
> Regards,
> Zooko
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