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Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:20 am
by zamble
piercet wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:14 pm
radensb wrote:
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:25 pm
Does anyone know what is going to happen with the forum? Its already suffering from spam bots and will need periodic maintenance. There is A LOT of great information embedded in these threads that would be a shame to lose!

A buddy of mine said that he was able to clone the download FTP and the OHAI site in its entirety (JavaScript and all!) There is a TON of info and data files. Perhaps github is not the appropriate place to archive all this stuff? They recommend repos under 1GB and have a hard limit set at 100GB. I don't think that's enough and doesn't allow the site material to function...
A static clone of the forum exists. If the main one closes that will be a repository, but most of the forum activity has shifted to the lulzbot mini and taz facebook page.
Hi P-

Where is the static forum clone you mention? Thanks for all you do for this community. I've been referring to your posts for years!

Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:20 am
by 3dRiffs
Wish there was a discord or slack instead of facebook....but at least there's something.

And sounds like maybe good news...fingers crossed!

Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:15 pm
by radensb
NEWS -
https://www.lulzbot.com/learn/announcem ... ph-objects

Hopefully this secures the future for the repos, forum, support, and future work.

:D :D :D

Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:37 am
by psilocybin665
Awesome news! I'm glad they were able to find a buyer.
Also, my dual extruder came in earlier this week. My first test print is cooling now.
Thank you, pehjota, for pointing out the V6 threading. You saved me from buying nozzles that wouldn't fit.

Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:29 am
by 3dRiffs
Woohoo! Hopefully some of the folks will get re-hired - there's a lot of really good people there.

I'm sure there's changes coming. Sounds like an emphasis on customer support, and a commitment to open products, which are cool. I'm sure there will be behind the scenes changes, e.g. if a OSS solution is 2x the cost of COTS, that just doesn't make business sense. Be interesting to see what happens with the product direction too - a dual aerostruder v4? Something to address the Ender price point?

Maybe we'll get a forum spam filter too ;-)

In any case, that's great news for long-term support!

Re: "Rumors" of Lulzbot Closing by End of October 2019

Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:52 am
by 3dRiffs
Check the last couple of posts - it's been purchased, so support should be available.