Petanque.org is 10 years old!

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2008-01-31




This month we celebrated a big number - 10 years

On 7 january 1998 petanque.org had it's first day on the internet. In those days virtually all domain names were available, but the .org ending was chosen because we where planning to build a user driven organisation - a site for ,and by petanque players.

Back then it was hard to make a web-site. Nothing was available that even resembles a CMS or a forum, all software had to be built from scratch. So we're quite unique - all the stuff that makes petanque.org tick is hand-made just for this site. Every single line of programming and every database table. We've never counted the hours, but it took more than a few nights..

In these 10 years the internet has evolved from a nice, small and friendly community to the worlds foremost commercial arena. But we try to stick to our principles: For players, by players.

We would like to thank everyone that has contributed over the years.
And please - keep the contributions coming. Without you we would not be here , virtually all content is user-contributed.

With luck we'll stick around to celebrate another 10 years in about , lets say, ten years?

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