Another proposal for modernization of our infrastructure

Jan Kundr√°t jkt at kde.org
Sat Jan 31 09:53:46 GMT 2015


On Thursday, 29 January 2015 22:57:33 CEST, Ben Cooksley wrote:
> Given that upstream has had multiple attempts now at an improved
> interface, I would question whether they would be willing to accept a
> user interface which is suitable for our needs. It appears that they
> are quite comfortable with an interface many find unintuitive or
> difficult to use. If they weren't, considering the number of backers
> it has - one would think someone would have sponsored such an
> interface.

I don't think this is an accurate and fair description of upstream. They 
fixed a UI usability glitch that Martin complained about in less than 12 
hours. That sounds like they are pretty welcoming to 3rd-party feedback, 
IMHO.

> As for the CI backend, please mention what is wrong with Jenkins - if
> it would be integrated to check code review submissions.

The reasons for considering another CI platform are described in my report 
in section 3.3.

Cheers,
Jan

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