[kde-community] What is a GitHub pull request exactly?

Riccardo Iaconelli riccardo at kde.org
Sun Sep 20 13:03:38 UTC 2015

On Sunday, September 20, 2015 03:01:09 PM Luigi Toscano wrote:
> Riccardo Iaconelli ha scritto:
> > On Sunday, September 20, 2015 12:26:41 PM Sune Vuorela wrote:
> >> Free software needs free tools.
> >
> > I am sorry, but sadly this is not the state of the art. KDE has been
> > created  with many non free tools and currently co-exists in many
> > non-free environments. We can either decide to live with it and improve
> > the situation little by little or put our heads in the sand, build walls
> > around us and pretend the rest of the world doesn't exist.
> But we replaced them as soon as we could.

exactly, as soon as we could.
But not all tools simply are technical alternatives. Can we replace Facebook? 
Sure, we could join Diaspora. But we would be missing out on the community 
already present on Facebook. Reasons for being on github are not technical, 
they are promotional.


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