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Re: Voting: do you want to move to git?

From: Gregory Casamento
Subject: Re: Voting: do you want to move to git?
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 08:46:08 -0500

Keeping SVN is a mistake given what has been demonstrated by GNA's
failure.   SVN gives us a single point of failure.   A DVCS would
eliminate that problem.

I agree with flattening the structure.


On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 3:53 AM, Riccardo Mottola
<riccardo.mottola@libero.it> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 02/13/12 20:45, Amr Aboelela wrote:
>> Why don't we make voting about moving to git?
>> Do you want to move to git?
>> Pls answer yes or no.
>> My answer is: YES
> Well, but sharply, my answer is NO.
> O prefer a trusted, portable version control and not entangle in some sort
> of featuritis war.
> However, we still need a way to solve the current impasse. Personally
> I'dtake the occasion to move back to savannah, which would consolidate our
> "gnu.org" status, keep SVN but flatten out our structure. I never liked us
> being on gna, so even less on github.
> Otherwise an alternative is sourceforge: I have PRICE's CVS there since 9
> years and never had failure, they have real sysadmins I guess...
> We need to wait for gna.org to come back up (it still isn't) and also see in
> which state the repository is. Our history is a valuable thing (which we
> should try to keep if we migrate). Lat time savannah of nongnu failed, the
> CVS repo was a mess!
> Riccardo
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