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Tuesday September 02, 2008
05:54 PM

Don't want SourceForge email? Delete your account.

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So, I've now stopped using Sourceforge completely, but I'm not deleting anything from there. Since I get the SourceForge emails, I figured I'd now opt out. I never read them anyway.

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Yep, their opt-out policy is to delete your account and remove you from all projects. I think I might have unsubscribed in my "Account Options" summary, but with SourceForge you can never tell where the right thing is.

So, what's the rumor around the campfire? Is SourceForge looking to cut down on users?

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  • I dare to ask... is there any specific reason why you stopped using SourceForge for your projects?

    • These are only my my personal reasons, and people should use whatever tool works for them.

      I started using SorgeForge because it was one of the services that offered free, public CVS hosting. They might have been the first, but I don't remember. They also had a file release area, a compile farm, and several other services that mostly duplicated what Perl already had. I found the compile farm very handy when I need to test things on a different operating system. When they also offered SVN, it was very easy to