[Numpy-discussion] Please don't use google code for hosting
Fri Jan 16 18:07:30 CST 2009
I am just visiting colleagues in the Cuban Neuroscience Center, and of
course I'm trying to persuade them that Python and open-source are the
This is made more difficult because several projects - for example
pyglet - have their repositories on Google code. Google, unlike any
other hoster I've come across, bans code downloads from Cuban
addresses with a message that I am trying to download from 'a
forbidden country'. I assume they are playing safe with code export
This breaks easy_install and direct downloads.
I hope you agree with me that it serves nobody's interest to reduce
collaboration with Cuban scientists on free software.
So, please, if you are considering google code for hosting, consider
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