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Subject: Re: [boost] [infrastructure] The vault vs. project hosting vs. Boost hosting?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-18 21:12:45

on Sun Jul 17 2011, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

>> GitHub is better. Google Code is better. BitBucket is better.
>> Indefero is better. Shall I go on? ;-)
> Hm.. Perhaps you should. Since I wasn't aware of some of those ;-)

Well, those are the ones off the top of my head, but I'm sure that if
you dig (read: google) around you'll find others in a snap.

>> My point is, there's no reason for Boost to spend its resources or
>> attention on this; there are plenty of professionally-run services
>> giving it away for free.
> Right; but there is one thing that the current sandbox
> provides.. Boost topical locality. All the code in there is
> specifically for Boost in some form. And hence it's a bit easier for
> visitors to find new things in it. Which is what was brought up in
> other posts.. Of trying to not do our own central hosting, yet keep a
> nice central "index" / "catalog" location.


Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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