Fedora Hosted Usability and Developer Experience

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Sun Jun 2 20:39:20 UTC 2013


On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> Actually I was going to ask the opposite question: Do we still need
> FedoraHosted? It was created before there was GitHub or Gitorious but
> frankly we are not funded or staffed to make it bigger and better than it
> is now. The systems are 2 virtual machines with one as primary and one as
> fallback. It is not a large set of systems and is made on the backbone of
> compromises of "We won't use FedoraHosted unless you support X VCS
> system"... none of the things that Github or Gitorious or even Savannah has
> had to deal with :).
> Yeah. Unless Fedora is going to invest in FedoraHosted and make it a
excellent platform for projects, there isn't really much need to keep it at
this point.  There is no particular advantage to it over Google Code or
sf.net or github.  The underlying platform being free software isn't enough
of an distinction when using distributed vcs.

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