Re: Ok, done reading and now I'm ready to hurt you.
> I know I will be speaking for about 80%
> of the people who use freshmeat when I
> say you've completely lost base with all
> of your users.
> I am a miniscule little programmer who
> writes small little utilities once in a
> while and I know I honestly don't have
> that big a fan-base. Even being this
> small, I rely on freshmeat.net to round
> up about 95% of the hits to my projects
> and website when I release new versions,
> as well as people just searching for
> stuff each day.
> With you trying to charge us out the
> rear for stuff now, nobody's going to
> bother using this site any more! I mean
> come on, you're a site that was created
> to promote free software, as well as
> sharing and promotion of free/open
> source technology. Now you want to
> start charging us JUST TO CHANGE THE
> LOOK OF THE SITE? MY GOD! With all the
> NEW WEB TECHNOLOGY out there, you have
> yet to embrace the ease of CSS to let us
> possibly change the look ourselves! God
> forbid I announce this idea to the
> world, now nobody will pay for your
> "Theme packs"!
> Oh, and don't forget, once you change
> themes, if you want to go back, you have
> TO BUY THAT THEME AGAIN, EVEN IF YOU
> PAID FOR IT ONCE BEFORE!
> I'd be willing to say, donate some
> cash for being allowed to post a project
> to freshmeat, but the rest of this crap
> sounds, well, like crap!
> I love the part where you say that C#
> is the wave of the future and PHP is old
> and outdated - oh and the XBOX is going
> to be the next President of the United
> How much $ did Microsoft give you?
> I'd love to know.
Wow.... I suggest you look at the date... It's the first day in April. :)