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  • Sun gave 3 (Score:3, Insightful)

    by hfb (74) on 2003.09.18 11:12 (#24309) Homepage Journal

    enterprise servers and a disk array to us. Not to mention that the main FUNET server is a 12-way enterprise class server. search.cpan and the main mirror are 'powered by Sun' and we fully appreciate their generous contribution much like we appreciate FUNETs contribution and also carry their logo on the front page.

    In a cult of ego it's rather hypocritical to get upset over a tiny logo which we put only on the front page of CPAN as a tip of the hat to Alan Burlison and the guys at Sun whose generosity are very much appreciated and which everyone who uses CPAN benefits from daily.

    • Re:Sun gave 3 (Score:3, Interesting)

      I did not say to remove the Sun logo from the machine(s) that are supplied by Sun. IMHO search.cpan.org should also carry the logo of those who sponsor the hw and bandwidth in a more prominent place. I think most people (including me) are not aware how generous Sun is in contributing the server(s). Details - like those you started to give above - would be appreciated.

      What I said is to replace the Sun logo on machines that are sponsored by others and to give credit to their generosity. If you feel that th

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      • search.cpan does have such a page for sponsors [cpan.org]. Also, a mirror being what it is, I won't say it's impossible to individualise content for logos for each mirror site, but I suspect it would be a lot more work than it would really merit. We have mirror.cpan.org [cpan.org] and thank them fairly frequently which should be enough.