Code hosting services

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Wed Jul 13 12:23:32 CEST 2011

On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 01:54 -0500, Andrew Berg wrote:
> I know this isn't specific to Python, but it is somewhat on topic. Way
> back when I had a simple project, SourceForge was by far the most
> prominent place to host (and it still is, though to a lesser extent
> now). SourceForge is still an option for me, but I know there are many
> other hosts out there. The problem is I don't which one what the pros
> and cons of each are. Wikipedia has some information, but it's generally
> objective. This is useful, but it's not enough to narrow my choices down
> to one or two. What can you guys recommend?

SourceForge;  it is a comprehensive platform [in addition to being an
Open Source platform: Allura].  It is a much improved platform over
several years ago.

> BTW, I'll likely be sticking with Mercurial for revision control.
> TortoiseHg is a wonderful tool set and I managed to get MercurialEclipse
> working well.

I use Hg on SF, it works very well.

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