Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Rockbox hosting
Re: Rockbox hosting
From: Franklin Wei via rockbox-dev <rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:42:22 +0000
[23:52:41] <scorche> I pay $60 a month for my server, but was going to scale down a tier once I was able to rewrite things and be able to update packages (which never came to fruition). I could probably scale down without upgrading, I think
That's 60 USD/mo out of his own pocket. For a site averaging "100GB/month" (scorche's numbers), that's perfectly reasonable. Question that if you will.
Also, please keep in mind that we do this work entirely for free and that nobody is forcing anyone to donate. It is incredibly insulting to insinuate impropriety under these circumstances.
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> I'm skeptical of this. Is there proof of this expense? I'm also skeptical of this idea of removing forums. I'm even skeptical of the motives of those in charge here. It is unacceptable to me that the paypal donations are not both public and in realtime. If you compare this random post about hosting prices https://www.websitebuilderexpert.com/web-hosting-services/cost-to-host-a-website/ it's also real hard to explain $700/year.
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