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Re: Software Heritage

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: Software Heritage
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:13:53 +0300
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Ludovic Courtès (2016-07-01 00:03 +0300) wrote:

> Hello!
> The Software Heritage project has just been publicly announced:
> Very roughly it’s a big source code archive.  What this means for us is
> that we’ll hopefully be able to use it as a content-addressed mirror¹.
> Unfortunately, it’s not yet possible to download from the archive;
> I guess it will be coming soon.
> Anyway, in light of the various problems with disappearing and/or
> compromised commercial software hosting sites (Gitorious…), as well as
> problems with sites that do not preserve old archives and/or modify them
> in place, just to name a few, I think this is a great initiative.

Woohoo!!!  This is really great!


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