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Re: looking for place to host svn-load

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-11-03 03:09:11 CET

dann frazier wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 02, 2007 at 03:49:48PM -0700, Karl Fogel wrote:
>> dann frazier <dannf@dannf.org> writes:
>>> I've had a few people sending me contributions to svn-load[1] (move-map
>>> support, Windows support), and I'm realizing that I should really move
>>> its svn repo somewhere public. alioth.debian.org is what I'm currently
>>> thinking (perhaps as part of the subversion packaging project) - but I
>>> was wondering if there's already an existing place for such tools.
>>>
>>> [1] svn-load is a (mostly) drop-in replacement for svn_load_dirs, but
>>> available under an open source license and written in python
>>> http://free.linux.hp.com/~dannf/svn-load/
>>> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/s/svn-load/current/changelog
>> Note that svn_load_dirs is also under an open source license (not sure
>> if you were implying otherwise...?)
>
> Actually, I was implying otherwise. Last I heard it did not contain
> licensing text, and there were complications with getting the
> copyright holder to license it appropriately. This in turn caused
> Debian to have to remove it (no permission to redistribute, etc), and
> was my primary reason for creating svn-load :)
>
> Of course this may have changed - if so, and if you can point me to
> the discussion, I'll let the Debian subversion maintainers know so
> that they can re-add svn_load_dirs to their package.

It hasn't changed. I need to follow up with the people at Dolby again.

In the mean time, +1 on getting this into our repository.

Regards,
Blair

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