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Re: Removal of old projects from fedorahosted.

On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Robin Norwood wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 9:34 PM, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath redhat com> wrote:
> > Nope, the terms of use are already pretty clear.  And no one has provided
> > a compelling reason to keep these projects around, just lots of
> > suggestions on how to keep them around.  Deleted is what we want, not
> > delisted or saved forever or anything like that.  We're not going to
> > commit any resources to a project that choosed not to use this free
> > service.
> Well, because sooner or later, you'll delete a project that someone
> didn't want deleted, and they'll be ticked off.  Maybe they'll open a
> ticket and convince the infra. team to restore the data from a backup,
> or maybe they'll just be ticked off and rant about how much Fedora
> sucks for deleting this thing they didn't want deleted.

I'm fine with that.  Its well documented.  and its not like we're going to
rm -rf the thing.  We'll keep it around for a while but no promises.

> Again, I'm assuming the per-project maintenence cost is near zero (ie,
> a little bit of disk space).  If not, then maybe I could see a case
> for automatically deleting old projects.

Ah, thats an incorrect assumption.


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