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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] wiki page 'Why Choose Savannah' - mention
Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] wiki page 'Why Choose Savannah' - mention recent events?
Sun, 7 Jun 2015 21:37:39 -0400
On Jun 3, 2015, at 17:20, Karl Berry <address@hidden> wrote:
> I was wondering if it's worth mentioning long-term stability and
> availability ?
> Sounds good to me.
I was thinking of something like this. Comments welcomed.
--- WhyChooseSavannah.mdwn (revision 159)
+++ WhyChooseSavannah.mdwn (working copy)
@@ -11,6 +11,13 @@
based on a private, unpublished fork of the Mercurial server.
+Savannah aims for long-term stability and availability - operating since
+late 2000 and hosting source-code which dates back to 1985. Source code
+repositories, mailing lists, websites, FTP/HTTP downloads are all kept
+indefinitely with a stable URL (compared with GoogleCode closing after
+9 years, Gitorious sold and closing down after 7 years, and SourceForge
+problematic takeover of some projects).
Technically, Savannah provides:
- A choice of VCSes (version control systems) for your source code