[rfk-dev] i'm in my underwear at school

David Griffith dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu
Fri Oct 26 11:49:25 PDT 2012

On Fri, 26 Oct 2012, Peter A. H. Peterson wrote:

> Quoting Eric S. Raymond:
>> Peter A. H. Peterson <pedro at tastytronic.net>:
>>> How does everyone feel about this? In theory at least, we did agree to
>>> move forward with Alexey's code years ago. So I vote in favor of it
>>> unless there are any new (or old) reservations.
>> I'll do the merge work - I have a *lot* of experience at this sort of thing
>> and in general at making VCSes do tricks. It won't take long.
>> However, this does mean I'd need to request a freeze on new commits until we
>> get the new git repo in place...
> This sounds fine to me, but I'd really like to hear from Leonard or
> someone else who has been around a while before you put more work into
> it. Are we cool with moving ahead on our 7 year old plan? :}
> Also, as far as the git hosting question goes... what do people think?
> I really don't have a lot of experience with what would be best for a
> public project.
> Should we just host the master branch at robotfindskitten.org and
> have trusted users apply patches locally? Ryan Finnie, the Debian
> maintainer already has a shell account here, so that's not a problem.
> (And as you know, our release rate is low.)
> But if people would rather have something more fully featured like
> GitHub or something, I really don't have a preference. For that
> matter, we could just switch to using git at Sourceforge... but my
> feeling is that Sourceforge is kind of a hassle for what we get out of
> it.
> Thoughts?

I've always thought of Sourceforge as being more suitable for projects 
with many participants.  That's why I moved most of my code from 
Sourceforge to Github, which seems more streamlined to me.

David Griffith
dgriffi at cs.csubak.edu

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