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Re: Repository outage and migration

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-03-18 16:22:59 CET

On 3/18/07, John Peacock <jpeacock@rowman.com> wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
> > The repositories are now being hosted at red-bean.com until such time as
> > we make longer term plans.
>
> Why not move the primary repository to Google, since they spent so much
> time/money to create a scalable backend for Subversion?

Because it's in our own interest to "eat our own dogfood" -- we always
want to test the public code we release to the world, not a
proprietary back-end. We also want the freedom to rapidly upgrade our
server to whatever release-candidate (or release) we want to test --
Google is slow about upgrading.

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