Re: >H Transhuman Slashdot?

Brian Atkins (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 22:58:57 -0400

There was a thread a few days on the extropians list along the same lines. I volunteered to help set one up, possibly at the site? But I haven't heard anything since then. Do you think is the best place for this >H portal/ news site, or should it be somewhere else?

Alex Future Bokov wrote:
> Transhuman Mailing List
> On Wed, 23 Jun 1999, Paul Hughes wrote:
> > Better yet, why not a site just like slashdot, but covering all
> > transhumanist issues? A site like that could go a long way towards
> > 'open-sourcing' transhumanism. What type of software are they running
> > at slashdot, and what does it take to maintain it?
> They are running a suite of perl script they call Slash, Apache, mod_perl,
> a bunch of perl modules, and MySQL. You can get the scripts from the link
> on their site that says "Code". The rest from the CPAN, GNU, MySQL, and
> Apache sites.
> The catch is, Slash is pre-alpha and completely unsupported. Right now,
> there are three or four points where their scripts regularly fail on my
> test-server and I wish I knew more about perl and databases.
> I'd definitely be interested in another foray onto the web for this list.
> The old members may recall that it was once upon a time archived to a
> searcheable web page.
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