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Re: Introducing Alioth: SourceForge for Debian

On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 11:41:35AM +0200, Roland Mas wrote:
> Colin Watson (2003-03-31 18:34:54 +0100) :
> > On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 11:05:05AM -0600, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> >> I see it was mentioned that cvs.debian.org will likely be (or maybe
> >> technically already has been) depreciated in favor of Alioth. I
> >> wonder if this is the case with the debian BTS?
> >
> > Not to my knowledge, and I think it would be a bad idea. I agree
> > that the SourceForge-style one should probably be disabled.
> The BTS in Alioth is enabled or disabled on a per-project basis, at
> the discretion of the project admin(s).  If your project is a package,
> you'll probably want to disable it.  If it's a project "whose goal is
> to promote Debian or one of its derivatives", then you may need/want
> it.  What was the motto of X again?  Something about "providing tools,
> not policies"?  I feel the same about Alioth.

Right; I was thinking more of the default for a new project, though.

(But I haven't actually looked, so I'll shut up now.)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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