[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github
yo at jacky.wtf
Mon Aug 17 13:53:18 UTC 2015
On Monday, August 17, 2015 07:46:44 AM Martin Graesslin wrote:
> Hi community,
> over the last months I observed the following:
> * people not finding our git repositories
> * people being surprised that our code is not on github
> * some projects starting to use github in addition to our own infrastructure
> Whether we like it or not, github has become a place to look for free
> software nowadays and if you are not on github your software just doesn't
> exist. Given that we can say KDE doesn't produce source code because we are
> not on github.
> Other projects have an official mirror (see e.g. ) which solves the three
> points I have listed above.
> I suggest that we:
> * introduce an official mirror for all KDE repositories on github
> * replace all existing (non-official) clones
> * disallow pull-requests on github to not replace our development model by a
> proprietary platform.
>  https://github.com/GNOME
As a user of Github for 5 years, I’m against KDE moving any code to that
platform. KDE is probably one of the few projects that’s stood tall when it
comes to holding its F/OSS ideals and I’ve always looked up to that. I think
that in order for KDE to continue said standards, making use of something like
Gitlab would stand to work better. For those who are ‘hell-bent’ on using
Github, they can sign in with it and work as if they were in Github (it has a
Jacky Alciné - https://jacky.wtf
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