ANNOUNCE: Python CVS tree moved to SourceForge

François Pinard pinard at
Mon May 22 19:21:57 CEST 2000

breiter at usf.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE (Bernhard Reiter) writes:
> In article <200005212205.PAA05512 at>,
> 	Guido van Rossum <guido at> writes:

> > I'm happy to announce that we've moved the Python CVS tree to
> > SourceForge.  SourceForge ( is a free service to
> > Open Source developers run by VA Linux.

> Hmm I am not really happy about it.  The concentration of Free
> Software Projects on SourceForge is a little bit dangerous.

I think the advantages outweigh the danger, but share your discomfort.
To see so many mailing lists and original files held on the FSF machines
made me warn some friends and maintainers more than once.  At least,
SourceForge does not seem to have such a strong political agenda, and I
did not hear any story of administrative abuse yet :-).

François Pinard

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