[Geany-devel] geany on github; why not?

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Fri Aug 19 21:25:45 UTC 2011

Le 19/08/2011 23:11, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
> On Fri, 19 Aug 2011 08:57:36 -0500
> Josh <joshua.rh at comcast.net> wrote:
>> @Lex: That makes sense.  After this weekend I'll still have time, but
>> it'll be more sparse.  I'd like to be a part of it; so let me know what
>> we/I need to do to get this going.  Thanks!
> 1st step: We need to check for points the new system needs to offer
> (just because github is cool at the moment, I would have a bad feeling
> if we don't think about what we need before doing anything) and which
> system might could solve them. 
> There is at least github, gitourios and google code if we just have a
> view onto git.

If we just want a Git repo, even SF.net can provide it.  And if Allura
happens to be available at a time (waiting forward to see what it can
give, but don't seem to be for tomorrow :() it might provide some people
are searching for: personal clones, pull requests, BTS integration, etc.

> There are also a couple of services offering hg or bzr
> which are pretty similar to git.

Without knowing these two DVCS correctly, I'm not fond of switching to
something else than Git -- even though they are probably both "better"
than SVN.
I never saw any valuable argumentation why Mercurial was a better
alternative than Git, and even less for Bazaar.

> So pretty much I'm looking for a
> specification sheet with possible matches for solution. I suggest to
> collect this inside the wiki. 
> 2nd step: Decide which system fits best (doodle maybe)
> 3rd step: Collect what needs to be done in terms of transition. Maybe
> you can use the wiki for.
> 4th step: Setting up plan.



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