Discourse's Third Birthday

(Jeff Atwood) #1

As of today, it’s been three years since we launched Discourse as a public project. How time flies when you’re having fun! As birthday present, I’m pleased to announce that as of this morning – literally, this morning – we now own our domain name: discourse.com The domain was previously owned by Educational Testing Services,…

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(Joshua Rosenfeld) #2

Happy Birthday! :confetti_ball: :gift: :confetti_ball:

(Michael Downey) #3

Happy birthday! I feeling old coming from the red/blue pill days.

It’s good to have the .com domain name, but I’d argue the general cultural expectation is for an open source project to run under a .org domain. :slight_smile:

(Michael - DiscourseHosting.com) #4

Congratulations to the entire team!

(Alessio Fattorini) #5

Congrats guys!

(@SenpaiMass) #6

Congratulations to the discourse team.

(James Kirslis) #7

In this case they could be more like WordPress and move the hosting portion over to the .com


3 and you’re running already. :smile:
Well done guys.

(Andrew Youderian) #9

Congratulations! Can’t tell you how excited I am about the Discourse project. We’ve been biding our time on our current forum, but can’t wait to make the jump when then time is right with our community and tech resources. Congrats on 3 amazing years and thanks for all the team does.

(M Bybee) #10

That’s wonderful! Thanks so much, as always, for Discourse.

My absolute favorite forum software :smile:

(Shadow Shifter) #11

Happy (late) Birthday Discourse!Now just 359 more days till next time!

(Shadow Shifter) #12

Words of wisdom Bill Murray.Words of wisdom…


Happy late birthday!

(Salman, Freelance Developer) #14

Wow great news, in my opinion the .org always felt a bit weird.

@codinghorror I guess you don’t publish #'s for a reason but I thought I would ask. How many sites are you guys hosting?

(Jeff Atwood) #15

Around three hundred to four hundred at the moment.