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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Git at the ASF: (Was: Re: Uneasiness with use of github for experimentation)
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2009 10:10:28 GMT

On 7 Aug 2009, at 08:23, Paul Davis wrote:

> […]
>> […]
>> p.s. I had mentioned Apache Labs (, but  
>> intended it
>> to be an inadequate options since it would lack the visibility of a  
>> sandbox,
>> though it would address the licensing issues.
> I read the rest as "The ASF wants to cover its ass". This is a good
> thing. It protects not only the ASF but all downstream users. By
> exerting a bit of foresight we promote the integrity and reliability
> of the ASF as a whole.
> That said, using "Apache SVN" in an argument about providing that
> paper trail prevents me from considering the issue seriously. I'm a
> hacker. I hack. I judge my tools and I have judged SVN to be lacking.
> I would very be very excited to see hosted git repositories for ASF
> contributors and would use them exclusively to all other git hosting
> for my ASF development. If there were a recommendation to stop using
> Github as a host for development, I would just stop pushing code
> public. SVN sucks that bad.

Apache Git mirrors:
Git access to Apache codebases:
Git for Apache committers:  
(scroll a bit down)


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