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Date: 2004-05-07 (11:56)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml development site
On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 06:31:41AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > * Are the services provided by these tools enough for you?  If not,
> >   please be specific.
> I'm not sure that a SourceForge derivative is really the right tool for
> a CPAN alternative.  Those tools are more designed to facilitate
> development of individual projects rather than to facilitate managing a
> massive repository of related projects.

Yup, I think the idea is a little different from CPAN.  It's more like
an alternative place to host projects which isn't Savannah (because of
its well-publicised failures) or Sourceforge (depends on a company
which may well go out of business).

Of course, a CPAN-like repository could also happen, but I guess it
would have to be part of GODI now, with a way to upload source code as


Richard Jones.
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