[Geany-devel] Github vs. Gitorious )was: Re: Git switch (for real)

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Mon Oct 3 19:48:04 UTC 2011

On 11-10-03 09:20 AM, Colomban Wendling wrote:
> Le 03/10/2011 17:35, Frank Lanitz a écrit :
>> On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:28:14 +0200
>> Colomban Wendling<lists.ban at herbesfolles.org>  wrote:
>>> @all:  We will switch to Git, and we need to choose basically between
>>> GitHub and Gitorious.
>>> I'd vote for trying GitHub, just because it has one thing I quite
>>> liked and that Gitorious don't seem to have: comments on a particular
>>> commit's line.  I did use it a few times with Matthew, and I felt it
>>> quite convenient to comment details [1]
>>> Apart that I don't mind, both have the necessary stuff, and Gitorious
>>> is more "free as in freedom".
>> I'm not very emotional here. Gitorious really looks a bit more free
>> whereas at Github I always have the feeling they want to sell me
>> something (ok... somehow the services needs to be paid). On the other
>> hand the featureset around an project looks a bit better at github in
>> my feeling. So. I don't care much and I do have an account on both :)
> I basically feel exactly the same ^^
> And the only feature GitHub has that I may find missing on Gitosis is
> the line-comments.  Others like tracker, pastes, etc. don't seem to be
> particularly useful for us.

At least for right now they might not be useful, thought there's other 
things that are (webhooks, graphs, etc).

> So maybe we should go Gitorious to feel good, and do all review using
> git-format-patched emails or something :)

Nooooooooo! :)

Matthew Brush

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