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Re: GSoC: Manolis to work on Guix port to GNU/Hurd

From: David Thompson
Subject: Re: GSoC: Manolis to work on Guix port to GNU/Hurd
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:15:41 -0400
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Andreas Enge <andreas@enge.fr> writes:

> Hello, Manolis, and welcome!
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:01:44AM +0300, Manolis Ragkousis wrote:
>> I just wanted to add that I will keep a repo at github which I will upload 
>> any
>> (serious) local changes before I send them as patches so anyone can keep
>> an eye on the current status of my work.
> I am not quite sure how this is supposed to make things easier. Why not simply
> use a branch in the guix repo (like the existing wip-hurd, or wip-wip-hurd for
> very experimental changes)? Then every commit of yours will be sent to our
> mailing list, and you develop directly in our infrastructure.
> Not to mention that github is not exactly popular in the free software
> community, see "service as a software substitute", or
>    https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.html

I don't see any issue with a personal fork hosted on GitHub.

David Thompson
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