Last October I saw on opensuse-factory that gitorious is deprecated in
favour of github:
Personally I think I agree with this move, but it seems that there
is still quite a bit of activity at https://gitorious.org/opensuse/
so please can someone confirm that this really is the general
Either way, IMHO it would be very helpful to have an official policy
on git hosting, and the only effective way to do that is to publically
document it (on the wiki) and then announce it.
I see a few options for what this policy page could say:
1. "Please move from gitorious to github; here's how to do it, and
make sure you [leave behind a redirect|delete the gitorious
2. "We recommend that new projects should be started on github
and that existing projects on gitorious be moved but it's also OK
to keep them at gitorious."
3. "Host projects wherever you want. Here are steps for how to host
on gitorious and github."
Of course it should also clarify what makes a project "officially
openSUSE" vs. someone's personal hack.
Sorry if this is already covered somewhere and I missed it. For
example there's nothing obvious linked from
 github is clearly technically superior, although there is a debate
about the suitability of using a hosting service based on closed
technology, even when export/migration isn't too problematic. I
wonder what the FSF thinks about GitHub, but that's another
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