[Kde-pim] Problems with infrastructure
mitchell at kde.org
Fri Dec 19 15:53:00 GMT 2014
On 18 Dec 2014, at 8:52, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> 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
>> Gerrit working for you and integrated with the rest of the KDE
>> more power to you.
>> The issue I see (which doesn't necessarily reflect my personal views)
>> that KDE projects have been required to use KDE infrastructure. I
>> 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
>> 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
> 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
> but it's not required per se.
I seem to remember this being a big problem when Necessitas was joining
KDE...they had to move their repos. But maybe I either misunderstood or
am misremembering what the issue was at the time.
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