[Geany-devel] SourceForge Upgrade?

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Wed Sep 19 00:30:27 UTC 2012

On 9 September 2012 21:29, Colomban Wendling <lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> Le 09/09/2012 07:23, Matthew Brush a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Is good yeah?
>> https://sourceforge.net/p/upgrade?search=geany
> Why not.  I think we only really care about the project page and the
> tracker anyway, and the old tracker wasn't that awesome (especially
> since it stopped filtering the spam).
> But before going crazy, we should check whether it looks really OK, thus
> looking at it and checking a few points like:
> * Will the old URL to the tracker still work?  That'd truly be great.
> * Do we use any VCS hooks on SF?  I see they will be gone.
> * What's the implication of the donation button change?
> Etc.  BTW, I played a little with the thing a while ago in my user's
> page, you can look, and have fun with the tracker -- it's here fort
> tests don't worry.  Look at
> https://sourceforge.net/u/colombanw/geany-tickets/
> <dream>
> BTW, I don't know if the new thing supports it, but I'd really love VCS
> commits to close bugs when including "Fixes #NNN", "Closes #NNN" and alike.
> </dream>
>> @Colomban, it's the one you mentioned was in Beta before?
> Yes, that was it.  Whether it's actually good or not I don't really
> know, but it looked shinier than the old SF.

Since SF wants us to do this, and as codebrainz points out is probably
going to force us at some point, we might as well do it.

If it makes it better, good, if it makes it worse then it hastens the
search for alternatives.


> Cheers,
> Colomban
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