[Kde-pim] Problems with infrastructure

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Thu Dec 18 13:52:12 GMT 2014


On Wednesday, December 17, 2014 08:47:09 Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> I understood that to be the case -- I'm really meaning for a general, 
> KDE-wide solution.
> 
> Personally I don't have an issue with volunteers taking care of 
> non-official systems if it helps their productivity. If Gerrit wasn't 
> where KDE as a whole went, and you wanted to put the effort in to keep 
> Gerrit working for you and integrated with the rest of the KDE systems, 
> more power to you.
> 
> The issue I see (which doesn't necessarily reflect my personal views) is 
> that KDE projects have been required to use KDE infrastructure. I forget 
> where that's written/required, but I do know that that it exists. The 
> purpose of this was to avoid fragmentation or making it difficult to 
> find the full breadth of KDE projects, or requiring KDE developers to 
> sign up for multiple e.g. bugtracking systems just to comment on another 
> KDE project.

I think you're referring to manifesto.kde.org. There's nothing in there about 
Reviewboard, or a requirement that project have to use infrastructure hosted 
at kde.org, so I don't see that as a blocker.

Of course it would be prudent to give KDE's sysadmin's access at some point, 
but it's not required per se.

> I tend to be productivity-oriented rather than dogmatic, but I certainly 
> don't speak for everyone on that point.

Cheers,
-- 
sebas

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