Introducing Open Solutions Alliance

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Mon Feb 19 04:54:52 UTC 2007

Chris DiBona wrote:
>> >
>> > OTOH, you've got to admit that does a lot *for* open source.
>> True, but nothing that couldn't be done by GForge or Savannah.
> Okay, that's where you are totally wrong.
> Gforge: Doesn't offer project hosting, but project hosting software.

That's my mistake.  However, free software sites do use it.

> Savannah: Doesn't offer non-gpl hosting

That's simply not true.  For example MP321OGG
( is under the BSD
license.  I believe they accept most free software licenses, a set which
overlaps substantially with that of open source licenses.

> and is not reliable and has history of unreliability.

I can't speak to this completely, but I've never found it down.

Matthew Flaschen

> Nothing personal, but let's be real here, does a -lot- for open
> source software. Doesn't mean that this OSA things means anything.

I only listed two.  There are other free software sites using free software.

Matthew Flaschen

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