[linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] Re: [ANN] No More Specimen

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Sun Apr 23 15:24:53 EDT 2006


On Sun, 2006-04-23 at 14:09 -0400, Paul Winkler wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 04:50:44AM -0400, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >On Thursday 20 April 2006 16:01, Lee Revell wrote:
> > >>On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 15:51 -0400, Dana Olson wrote:
> > >>>SourceForge is pretty reliable, and I don't see it going
> > >>>down any time soon
> > >>LOL
> > >I wonder what Dana has been smoking?  If I still smoked, I'd like to 
> > >sample that.  I know of one project that left in the last month, mainly 
> > >because cvs only worked a few hours a week.  Life's too short for that 
> > >BS.
> > 
> > There are reasons jackaudio.org and ardour.org now exist. As I 
> > understand it, sourceforge's persistent cvs access difficulties played 
> > no small part in those moves.
> 
> My experience with sourceforge leads me to tentatively conclude:
> 
> If you have a low-priority project that you work on intermittently,
> with maybe a few other developers, and you don't want to bother with
> setting up any infrastructure (i.e. public repositories and trackers),
> it's very very useful.  I'm involved with a couple of projects like
> this.
> 
> If you live and breathe some particular project(s), you *will* get bit
> by sourceforge service outages and the inability to really tweak the
> infrastructure to your needs.

And the insanely long anonymous CVS lag.

-DR-



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