SourceForge has been Woopsi’s source code host since October 2007. They’ve been a great host. They offer some excellent features, and haven’t charged me a thing for nearly 3 years of diligently caring for my code. However, both technology and “social” coding techniques have improved since I adopted Subversion. I’ve found modern distributed version control systems to be faster and more flexible than Subversion, whilst the forking capabilities provided by sites such as GitHub and BitBucket make collaborating with other coders incredibly easy.
A request from Lakedaemon that I move Woopsi to a DVCS finally convinced me that it was time to move on, so I’ve switched from Subversion to Mercurial. Woopsi and its associated sub projects are now hosted on BitBucket:
- http://www.bitbucket.org/ant512/woopsi - Main Woopsi repository
- http://www.bitbucket.org/ant512/woopsisdlxcode - Xcode/SDL version of Woopsi
- http://www.bitbucket.org/ant512/woopsitools - .NET font and bitmap tools
- http://www.bitbucket.org/ant512/woopsiextras - Odds and ends
The SourceForge page remains in place as it’s impossible to close a SourceForge site that has code committed to it. It now includes a notice indicating that the project has moved.