Plans for SVN infrastructure shutdown

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Sat Jan 12 22:26:03 GMT 2013

On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 10:45 AM, Oswald Buddenhagen <ossi at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 02, 2013 at 06:52:32PM -0300, Nicolás Alvarez wrote:

Hi Oswald,

> this whole thing ignores that svn is still simply the better option for
> certain types of content - multimedia data in particular.

Correct. We'll keep an eye on Git's progress in this area to see if
anything workable comes up.
If nothing does, we will adjust our plans as needed at the appropriate
stage of the plan.

> of course git could be hacked to Not Suck for such content (fully
> functional shallow and narrow clones, lazy fetching, etc.), but to my
> knowledge this has not happend yet (i make no claim to being fully
> up-to-date).


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