reply to post by randyvs
Honestly, IMO, there needs to be no plan. ATS works fine.
It gets bigger, true, but only because we post quality content and make it that way.
I *whined* about the upload service, and SO got a new beta installed, that works fine. I *whined* about chat during the last ATS contest, and SO put
up a new one. Now, SO is busy with TLDR, and the new natural language heuristic engine, but ATS is functioning fine. Let the man focus on his
Honestly, if something is broken on ATS, SO comes in to fix it. Nothings broke right now. ATS works smooth. It's been a long while since ANYONE
posted ANYTHING in BBQ about a broken ATS feature.
Server space? They have plenty. While SO was explaining the offshoot of "unspun", he keyed us in about a world-wide network of independent
servers. Geeky folk like me follow that.
ATS can grow, and grow, and grow, without needing any adjustments to the current software.
However, I know SO ain't happy with that. The natural language heuristics engine he's working on was in Alpha during the "Unspun" release. He
has a Beta with the "TLDR" plugin.
What he's working on right now is going to blow everyone's socks off. I can guarantee you that.
ATS gets to experience it first. We're the Beta Testers. (Aside: alot of us whine alot for a free service!)
But, I'm proud to know that I'll be here when it happens.