[rescue] Has freshmeat.net disappeared forever? WAS:::Re: What to do with the SS20

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Jun 25 02:33:21 CDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 07:31:47PM -0400, Andrew Hoerter wrote:
> In the abstract, I don't know of anything that Github does which couldn't
> have been implemented in a peer-to-peer fashion without reliance on a
> centralized service, with some tradeoffs.

git *is* peer-to-peer. Github is just yet another peer, but which happens to
have much better connectivity and higher availability than the typical
developer workstation. So it serves as a handy store-and-forward service.

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