[fab] Fedora Project and Hosting

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Fri Oct 20 14:41:42 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-20 at 16:35 +0200, Christian Iseli wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2006 10:12:48 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > Sending those people to sourceforge is not a very good solution, as I 
> > wouldn't wish sourceforge on anybody's project.
> May I ask why ?  Not trying to be a troll here, merely curious.
> I have a few projects hosted on SF.  It's been slow at times.  It's
> even been unavailable for a day or two sometimes.  But overall, it's
> been pretty convenient.  Lately they have completely revamped their CVS
> services, and it's been quite solid since then.  The SVN service seems
> very good too (used to be much better than the CVS before the overhaul).
> I think there are a few other places that host open source projects too
> (though I haven't tried any).  AFAIK, freshmeat doesn't host actual
> source code.
> About the original topic: I think Fedora-only projects should be
> hosted on fedoraproject.org, but the other stuff that can be used by a
> more general audience should probably be hosted on something like SF

1. it's slow
2. their mailing list interface kills kittens
3. their interface is so ad-riffic


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