boot.fedoraproject.org (BFO)

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Fri Jan 24 00:28:00 UTC 2014


Adam Williamson wrote:
> And you can, of course, just mail patches to mailing lists. That's what
> git was designed for in the first place, and it appears to work
> perfectly well for kernel and anaconda devs...

Or simply attach them to an issue in the issue tracker, which works with 
practically ANY issue tracker other than GitHub's (which is hardcoded to 
allow only images (pictures) to be attached in an attempt to force the pull 
request process down people's throats).

> has anyone yet publicly noted the irony of someone building a wildly
> successful proprietary SCM platform on top of a project that was written
> to rescue the kernel from a proprietary SCM platform, btw? :P

This shows that people have not learned ANYTHING from the ButtKeeper fiasco. 
:-(

I can understand that individuals cannot afford hosting their own git 
server, but I don't see why:
1. they don't use the AGPLed Gitorious nor
2. why large projects with their own infrastructure rely on such third-party 
services, sometimes ignoring existing infrastructure such as Fedora Hosted 
that works perfectly fine.

        Kevin Kofler



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