[kde-community] A call for finding Free imgur replacement

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Tue Sep 29 09:24:18 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 10:20 PM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
> On 29 September 2015 at 10:30, Lydia Pintscher <lydia at kde.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 9:02 AM, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
>>> Cool, there's code ("stikked"), though the service itself is
>>> independent of KDE so can we have an instance at kde.org?
>>> If it's worth the effort, we would need a means to block non-KDE users.
>> Can we please first think about if this really needs to be done by us?
>> We need to focus and be smart about using free and open things that
>> are already out there.
> Yes, just so far I've seen no single terms of use that guarantee that
> the files won't be removed one day, e.g. because the sponsor goes out
> of business. Even the lut.im or opensuse.
> I had to once focus on replacing several most important nonworking
> image links on my blog or design documents, I wouldn't like to repeat that...

Pastebin's aren't intended for those purposes - they're intended to be
for short, quick use items.
Even if we were to provide an image pastebin (which we don't need to
from what I can see) then it would still be for quick use only.

Long term storage should be done via proper uploading to your blog
host (for blog images).


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