This page is about sites where one might host software projects, from a Tcler perspective.
Once a project has grown beyond one's own hard drive and/or this Wiki, it might be a good idea to make it available on some server somewhere. There are plenty to choose from, and the variety may be bewildering. Hence a short guide based on the collective experience of many Tclers should be helpful.
Facilities that may be available at this kind of site includes:
See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_free_software_hosting_facilities and the references there.
The "standard" site (was it even the first of this kind?). Home to the main Tcl/Tk development (tcl.sourceforge.net), as well as tcllib, [...]
See also Tclish Sourceforge Pages.
The site [L3 ] with a mission: Tigris.org is a mid-sized open source community focused on building better tools for collaborative software development. The most famous projects on this site might be subversion and ArgoUML. A Tcl related one is argoscript.
The site [L4 ] is hosted at Canonical Ltd., the Ubuntu guys. Some Tcl/Tk projects are registered [L5 ]. They say about themselves: Launchpad is a hosting service for open source projects that's big on collaboration.
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[Notes on housing a project yourself.]
In 2006, there was a discussion [L6 ] on the tcl-core mailing list regarding moving Tcl from Sourceforge and/or from CVS to some other source code management system. Despite the "done deal" air in the discussion, everything remained with status quo, but the discussion might be interesting to others contemplating similar changes.