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Old 08-25-2010, 10:14 AM   #1
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Question SourceForge vs. GitHub

Which is better for my needs?

I'm learning how to use Git and I like it and don't think I'd want to use anything else.

I like the way SourceForge lets your project have it's own website. But all those "Unix names" are taken and I don't like the idea of having to give my project a terrible name because everything is taken.

Also, I keep hearing the way people say GitHub is so great, but what *are* those advantages?
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Originally Posted by MTK358 View Post
Also, I keep hearing the way people say GitHub is so great, but what *are* those advantages?
It's a wrong question. I.e. there is no by definition good/bad source control system, but there may exist ones which best fit chosen by you source control methodology.

I am not sure a source control system is necessary for a project with single developer - evolving UNIX file tree with regular snapshots (say, in the form of tarballs) may be quite sufficient.


GIT is a good thing because it allows per developer forks which can later be merged with the "main" project.


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