[kde-community] Official KDE mirror on github

Shantanu Tushar Jha shantanu at kde.org
Sat Sep 19 14:39:28 UTC 2015


Its sad that this got completely ignored by the members of this discussion,
the argument is very valid.

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 3:47 PM, Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at tiscali.it>
wrote:

> Il 19 settembre 2015 12:00:11 CEST, Vishesh Handa <me at vhanda.in> ha
> scritto:
> > On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 11:44 AM, Luca Beltrame <lbeltrame at kde.org>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > And besides... hasn't the BitKeeper story taught us *anything*?
> > >
> >
> > I don't know about you guys, but it has taught me that we can be
> > pragmatic and use proprietary software when the need arises.
>
>
> There is a big FLOSS project I spend my daily work for, called OpenStack.
> Given its target, contributions comre from companies and certainly normal
> users are not too interested about it and even more about how it is
> developed. Despite this, it has a strong manifesto with interesting values:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Open
>
> and that extends to the infrastructure too. Leaving aside the usage of
> launchpad for bugs (there is a replacement which is advanced state of
> development), guess what? Infra team has an own git, contributions go to
> the internal gerrit. Github is just a mirror and I didn't hear anyone
> screaming or complaining about loss of contributions.
>
> Now, if they can do that, why can't we do it?
>
> Ciao
>
> --
> Luigi
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