Sourceforge violates Open Source Ethics

Discussion in 'OffTopic' started by frenzy, January 27, 2010.

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    Read this today:



    And it's frankly an outrage. I'm quoting from the definition of open source:
    Well the license as of now is in conflict with the host.

    And here's sourceforge's explanation
     
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    Looks like SourceForge realized it wasn't such a good idea after all.

     
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    IMO sourceforge has really gone down the pan the last few years. The project pages seem really slow to browse and downloads are slow.

    Most people seem to be using alternatives these days
     
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