Re: Sourceforge wants to remove the IA64 project

From: Matthew Wilcox <>
Date: 2003-08-07 00:35:12
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 07:41:25AM -0600, wrote:
> According to Sourceforge the IA64 project they are hosting meets
> their definition of a `dead' project, e.g. not producing software :-)
> Given that all of our work winds up on `' and the
> mailing list has been moved to `vger' we probably are a dead
> project in their eyes.

Seems fair enough.

> I don't have a problem with this so, unless anyone has any objections,
> Sourceforge will remove the IA64 project in 21 days.  Note that
> this is just the IA64 project, this has no affect on the
> `' web page, that will still be maintained by them.

Not to impugne sourceforge, but given their administrative error over
the mailing list, are there backup copies of this site somewhere?  If
not, I'm sure we can host them.

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victory, it is about death.  I've seen thousands and thousands of dead bodies.
Do you think I want to have an academic debate on this subject?" -- Robert Fisk
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