> > > > it's *way* better than svn, branching and merging is very natural. > > I've already created several projects under github and I can assist > > you if you need any help. > > can we carry over our svn history? I tried with git-svn, but i ended up > with lots of different trunks, and a pretty broken history. > > If you can do it better, please tell me!
I'm sure you can do that without losing the history (I actually did it once but I forgot the details). I'll try if I've got time (tomorrow perhaps).
> > > > > You'll enjoy much more committing changes with git and github will > > make more likely for outsiders to submit patches. > > That's worth a consideration. I think we need this kind of support! > > > Just one note about github vs bitbucket vs sf.net vs self-hosted. > > What's the specific benefit of github?
Frankly I don't know, I only know github, maybe it isn't the best, I can only assert that it's better than what sourceforge offers, interface-wise for the least.