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From Ross Gardler <Ross.Gard...@microsoft.com>
Subject RE: Moving Apache Extras
Date Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:15:29 GMT
That discussion has been had a number of times. We're not opening it again since we are ready
to pull the trigger on SF. The archives have the discussion (sorry, not got the time to search
them and find links right now).

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher [mailto:ctubbsii@apache.org] 
Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 12:52 PM
To: ComDev
Subject: Re: Moving Apache Extras

It seems to me that moving to GitHub would be easier, since Google put a "Export to GitHub"
button on each project page, and I've used it and it works well.
Perhaps I missed it, but was there a reason why SourceForge was chosen over GitHub? (Just
curious... since I have no personal stake in this
endeavor.)

--
Christopher L Tubbs II
http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii


On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org> wrote:
> Hiya folks,
>
> I'm the "lucky person" in charge of moving the some 350 projects from 
> Google Code to SourceForge.
> This will happen over the course of next week, save some freak 
> accident occurs, however, SourceForge is not Google Code, and as such, 
> there are a few things we need to consider:
>
> - I will create an admin account that will initially own all the 
> imported projects. This can/will be shared with the ComDev PMC.
> - Someone (not me!!) will have to step up and help out with delegating 
> read/write access to the new repos on SourceForge.
> - Preferably, someone will have to go through the giant list of 
> projects, and select those we'll import. This is not strictly 
> necessary, but if someone volunteers for this, that'd be super duper.
>
> The most important thing is that we are able to delegate write access 
> to the devs (and do so!), so this does not simply become a big data 
> dump that just sits there. If any of you are interested in taking on 
> that task (preferably more than one person), please do speak up :)
>
> With regards,
> Daniel.
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