The FSF Europe recommends: avoid SourceForge

MJ Ray markj at
Tue Nov 13 01:33:31 UTC 2001

> Is savanah our only alternative at the moment?  You mention there are
> others, but what are they please?

Some of them are involved in CoopX, (I think), but the
project appears to have stalled.  I am very concerned that FSFE is kicking
someone when they're down (deservedly down, IMO, but still...) instead of
helping to restart the stalled project.  No-one will benefit from VA going
under right now, least of all FSFE if their hands have blood on them.

Sounding a note of caution is good, but this sort of massive crossposting of
what comes across as a single-company bitch is horrendous.  Please tell me
that the places I've seen it so far (advogato, /. and here) are the only
propagation and that FSFE will close down this issue and do something
productive instead?

I'd actually like CoopX to be more than it was originally intended, and give
maintainers like me some XML-friendly tools to produce data for submission
to and management of multiple hosting and information sites.  More of those
thoughts can be found in the coopx list archives, however ill-formed they


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