Tomato USB has devolved into a project that is pretty confusing for a new user to get started with, and not even that great for a long time user to figure out where things are currently at.
They plug "Tomato USB" into a search engine, arrive at this site, go to the downloads page, and find a build that is over a year old. If they are lucky they poke around some more, and eventually uncover information in forums scattered across several sites that there are multiple developers creating more current releases.
I get that the current active developers don't want to usurp control of the project from Teddy Bear out of respect for the work he did to build the project, but it is perfectly natural for developers to drop in and out of open source projects, and good open source project management requires that you have multiple project administrators that can update key pages of the project site and keep things rolling in the absence of the lead developer. (It's actually a great credit to Teddy Bear and Jonathan Zarate that they created projects that others want to contribute to and carry forward.)
My suggestion is that each of these new builds should have a wiki page that aggregates the current information on them, instead of having that info scattered across forums, and having the only official reference to them being the link here on the links page that goes to the file hosting site. (Not exactly friendly throwing a huge file listing of cryptic file names at users, with no other info.)
Ideally those wiki pages should be hosted on this site. Is that possible, or can only Teddy Bear create new pages here? Is he willing to grant someone else access to edit pages?
Ideally the download page should be updates to reference the new builds.
But even if these ideals can't be met, rather than have the project suffer in the short term, a separate wiki should be set up (at Wikispaces or github or wherever). It'll be ranked low on search results, and the only way to direct users there will be by linking to it in forum postings, but at least this way if a user runs across any such link it'll take them to the wiki with the latest info.
When/if Teddy Bear resumes operation, the other wiki can simply link back here. No harm done.
(If any devs want to pursue setting up a separate wiki, I have experience with Wikispaces and will offer to setup the wiki, import the first few pages, and set them up as the admin.)
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