[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Mon Aug 17 08:07:18 UTC 2015


On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Aug 2015, Jos van den Oever wrote:
>
>> On Monday 17 August 2015 07:46:44 Martin Graesslin wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi community,
>>>
>>> over the last months I observed the following:
>>> * people not finding our git repositories
>>
>>
>> Searching on ixquick:
>> 'calligra git' https://community.kde.org/Calligra/Git
>> 'kde git' https://community.kde.org/Sysadmin/GitKdeOrgManual
>> 'kwin git' https://github.com/faho/kwin-tiling
>> 'plasma git' https://community.kde.org/Plasma/Active/Development
>>
>> Searching on Google:
>> 'calligra git' https://community.kde.org/Calligra/Building/2
>> 'kde git' https://techbase.kde.org/Development/Git
>> 'kwin git'
>> http://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2014/04/kwin-moved-to-an-own-repository/
>> 'plasma git' -> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/plasma-desktop-git/
>
>
> Wow... "krita git" leads to
>
> https://www.kde.org/applications/graphics/krita/development
>
> Which I didn't even knew existed and wouldn't know how to update with the
> new icon, a better text, a link to the Cat's guide for building Krita from
> git. That's not so good :-(

Our main website needs a huge overhaul, yes. Unfortunately a chunk of
that text is highly templatized and thus fixed in concrete.
That's a separate issue though :)

>
>
>> On google the highest link to github was in position 4. Not too bad.
>>
>> There was no link to https://projects.kde.org/ or
>> https://quickgit.kde.org/
>>
>> What part of the KDE infrastructures can be fixed to make the repositories
>> easier to find?
>>
>>> * people being surprised that our code is not on github
>>
>>
>> This is good moment to educate them on the ideals of KDE.
>
>
> People even get pissed that we're not on github, github is, after all the,
> Official Git Place. They don't trust a git repo that's not on github...
>
> Boudewijn

Cheers,
Ben

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