A discussion was raised as to whether or not GIT [story] would be a service that should be provided by development websites like SourceForge. Linus Torvalds suggested that this would be a good match-up. "The git architecture is admirably suited to an _untrusted_ central server," Linus explained, "ie exactly the SourceForge kind of setup." He went on to explain, "with git, developers don't have to trust SF, and if SF is down or something bad happens (disk crash, bad backups, whatever), you didn't 'lose' anything - the real development wasn't being done at SF anyway, it was a way to _connect_ the people who do real development."
As to whether or not this is likely to happen, Linus added, "it's possible that git usage won't expand all that much either. But quite frankly, I think git is a lot better than CVS (or even SVN) by now, and I wouldn't be surprised if it started getting some use outside of the git-only and kernel projects once people start getting more used to it. And so I'd be thrilled to have some site like SF support it."
James Simmons announced innocently enough on the lkml, "Just to let you know I created a bitkeeper repository for the framebuffer layer." M. R. Brown replied a couple hours later, "Please tell us that primary framebuffer/input/console development will continue in the