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Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting

From: Loic Dachary
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 17:49:07 +0100

David Sugar writes:
 > I think Savannah, and what is now happening there, is the codebase for 
 > the future, not Sourceforge or whatever happens to the pre-fork 
 > codebase.  Being able to setup a Savannah anywhere will be very useful. 
 >  It is a mistake in my view to have "one" monster site.  There are 
 > plenty of projects organized around a small community or a campus, and 
 > having a Savannah one can role out to manage them locally would be very 
 > nice.
 > At most, what would be nice is a meta-aggregation site, such as thru a 
 > search/directory engine for "published" projects on Savannah-like sites. 
 >  Not all projects need to be published widely; sometimes someone might 
 > create a small site and set of projects for personal work, for example. 
 >  Another example might be a company or organization which has some 
 > custom projects and some public projects.  Being able to move projects 
 > between such sites easily could be nice also.

        I'd even say that it's mandatory to prevent centralization to

 > I think being able to deploy Savannah in a distributed manner, and 
 > having a global directory/search engine site that can sit on top of it 
 > would meet everyone's needs very well.  I also think much of the work 
 > that has gone into Savannah will eventually make this become reality.

        Hopefully ;-)

        I completly agree with your views.


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