brabuhr / gmail.com wrote:
> I wonder if there would be in the Ruby community any interest in
> setting up an "official git mirror" of the subversion repository on
> GitHub.  (Similar to the official mirror of Perl:
> http://github.com/blog/276-perl-mirror-on-github.
> )  Thus anyone who takes an interest in playing with the ruby source
> has a well-known point to fork from.  Considering the ease of directly
> using git-svn straight from the source, I do somewhat the usefulness
> of the suggestion.
> 
> But, it may be useful in the case that multiple GitHub users
> independently use git-svn; now there may be some confusion on the part
> of "casual hackers": 'Hmm... which one of these 7 ruby repositories
> (returned in a GitHub search) is the best/most reliable/most
> trust-worthy/etc.'

We have a read-only Git mirror set up at git://git.phusion.nl/ruby.git
This mirror is updated automatically 3 times a day.