KernelTrap: Using Git For More Than The Kernel
Aug 17, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"A discussion was raised as to whether or not GIT 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, 'i.e. 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...'"