Bitbucket is currently archived by Software Heritage:
Bitbucket is a Git hosting platform, which used to support Mercurial.
Software Heritage’s Bitbucket lister queries the https://api.bitbucket.org/2.0/repositories API endpoint anonymously.
It provides a
updated_on field for each repository, matching the last time
the repository (TODO: or project? does it cover stuff like PRs and issues?) was updated;
which is passed as
last_update to the scheduler.
Software Heritage does not have a specific loader for Bitbucket; the Git loader is used instead.
Therefore, origin URLs are Bitbucket’s canonical URL for the corresponding Git
Bitbucket does not support Mercurial anymore; but Mercurial repositories used to be loaded with the Mercurial loader and are available in the archive. Additionally, Software Heritage provides a dump of raw Mercurial repositories.
Bitbucket provides extrinsic metadata on repositories (owner, description,
created_on, size, language, fork policy, parent repository, …) which are currently
not archived. Consequently, fork detection isn’t used to speedup archival of git