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

Jaroslaw Staniek staniek at kde.org
Tue Sep 29 09:37:27 UTC 2015


Yes though... there tend to be options "never remove". People are and
will be using these (often closed) tools no matter how cool git, svn,
or wordpress media uploads are (well the latter is really hard to use
for me, dozens of clicks and naming for a simple upload).

On 29 September 2015 at 11:24, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
> 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).
>
> Regards,
> Ben
>
>>
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