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Re: builds.sr.ht for paid users only 9 months ago

From argante to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

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On Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 12:49, Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com> wrote:

> sr.ht is part of a larger abuse network of cryptocurrency miners. If we
>
> made them pay to use builds.sr.ht, the economics would no longer work
>
> for them.

It is correct. However, it may be a problem to determine the price level
at which it will cease to be profitable for them. And I pointed out this
earlier. And I don't think I overestimate this problem. There is always
reality in the end and someone has to pay the bills. I saw that even

Re: builds.sr.ht for paid users only 9 months ago

From argante to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

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On Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 10:27, Marius Orcsik <marius@federated.id> wrote:


> I think that you're overestimating the ammount a cryptocurrency miner
>
> can get from a couple of hours of mining on sr.ht.
>

even your old phone is an asset to them, as long as it generates
a positive margin.

How many developers do you think have actually heard about sr.ht?

Re: builds.sr.ht for paid users only 9 months ago

From argante to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

Hi

I registered on SH quite a while ago. I'm not currently a paid user
yet, but I intend to be. It's not about any benefits I'm supposed
to get - just really like the idea and think users should support
this kind of projects. I also don't see the need to use the building
service. So my opinion here is completely objective and not geared
towards my own benefit.

The most important thing is a paid service will in no way solve
the cryptocurrency problem. To realize this, you need to understand
how arbitrage works. If I can buy something cheaply and sell it more
expensively, I will do it. For a cryptocurrency arbitrageur, the cost
is energy, hardware, administration. SH with free service reduces