Re: Introducing Alioth: SourceForge for Debian
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 12:01:40PM -0700, Barak Pearlmutter wrote:
> I hope this question isn't too silly, and please understand that I'm
> no sourceforge-descendent expert. But, I'm not sure what Alioth does
> that Savannah doesn't provide. I'm sure there are others with the
> same question, so I'm hoping someone can explain. (I know Savannah is
> supposed to allow distributed replicated repositories - so maybe
> Alioth is a Savannah node, and my question makes no sense?)
It's for Debian projects, it makes Debian stuff independent of external
resources (read: of the good will of others). This may seem frivolous, but
at times it's a critical feature.
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