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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] requirements of a new project in GNU Savan

From: Karl Berry
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] requirements of a new project in GNU Savannah
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:45:28 GMT

Regarding project deletion, it has explicitly been Savannah's policy
never to delete "real" projects.  Whether it ever worked does not matter.

This originates with rms, as far as I know.  The idea being that if
someone has released free software to the world, there is no benefit to
us in removing it.  In general, we must be very conservative about
deleting anything.

I could agree in principle with Jim's point of "delisting from an
index", or providing something about how active a project is, or
something.  But not outright deletion.

This is separate from submission criteria.  I still owe a message on
that, but for the most part, Ineiev is saying what I believe ...


P.S. That wiki page talks about "if projects are hosted elsewhere".  I
would say that that would apply if the other host is one that supports
free software (of which there are two: gna and puszca).  But moving onto
github or sourceforge or whatever doesn't seem like we should drop it
from savannah to me, since honestly, who knows what those forges will do
in the future.  Again, something where the project should be marked as
inactive, but not outright deleted, it seems to me.

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