symfony1 is well and alive and many developers are now using it for projects
hosted on Git. But as the official symfony 1 repository is hosted on
Subversion, it's not always easy to get things versioned easily.
As of today, this becomes much more easier. If you are using Git and symfony1,
you can now use the official symfony1
This repository has branches for all symfony versions: 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and
1.4. And if you are looking for a specific symfony1 version, get any of the
current 73 referenced tags.