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From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml development site
> Richard Jones and myself are thinking about setting up a collaborative
> development site for OCaml projects.  Not only this can show to the
> world how active the OCaml community is [and to prevent code from
> disappearing when the developer is not interested in maintaining it
> anymore] but also serve as a base for a CPAN-like repository.

My two cents : don't try to think everything before starting it, work
incrementaly.
First setup a -free- minimal service : allow users to create CVS repository,
home page, and mailing list, on a project basis. Add also a mailing list for
the global service where can be discussed later things such as package
naming, versionning, "global" repositry.... , and then add features when you
fell there is consensus to get them added.
Getting user to choose either SForge or GForge , then either CVS or SVN,
.... will start endless flames between proponents of each system : nothing
constructive here :)

Regards,
Nicolas Cannasse

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