What is the best way to host open source projects?

Besides Sourceforge which is just super annoying, what is the best place to host open source projects. The projects would be primarily Ruby based.

I’m thinking RubyForge is probably the way to go, but those sites tend to have really poor bug tracking, forums, etc. I think this is why so many Ruby and Rails projects just throw up a subversion tree.

What do you think?

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2 Responses to What is the best way to host open source projects?

  1. Daniel Lyons says:

    I think most projects die from worrying about this stuff far before they suffer from having this stuff hosted on crappy sites like sourceforget.

    RubyForge is better, I think. Hosting on your own tends to be the best, but it’s also the most work.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Seems like most rails projects use a combo of code.google.com (for svn hosting, issue tracking and wiki), google groups (for the mailing list), and rubyforge (for binary distribution/gem).

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