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

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Sun Sep 20 13:08:53 UTC 2015

Riccardo Iaconelli ha scritto:
> 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.
> To follow-up on my other reply (sorry for the double post), this is exactly 
> where the "little by little" part that I was quoting comes into play.
> KDE should step in a more closed environment, and use its weight to show 
> people there is a better way to develop software. But in order to do that, it 
> must reach out to new channels and new people who are not yet aware.

That's fine, it's called "necessary evil". But I think we don't need it for
Github for this "promotion" (apart from as mirror); other FLOSS projects did
the same (no pull requests at all).


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