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Re: [fluid-dev] ?==?utf-8?q? Move upstream to github

From: Ralf Mattes
Subject: Re: [fluid-dev] ?==?utf-8?q? Move upstream to github
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:13:26 +0200
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Am Donnerstag, 01. Juni 2017 19:48 CEST, "Tom M." <address@hidden> schrieb:

> Sadly, fluidsynth's upstream is basically dead. There are so many custom
> fluidsynth forks floating around (esp. on github) that it's really hard to
> find and choose an update-to-date one. Personally I'm currently very
> demotivated to look through any recent patches, because I know they wont
> make it into upstream anyway. Not even talking about doing any further
> development.
> Hence I insistently ask the fluidsynth owners: Please, do the step and move
> to github. github has been a very popular and modern platform for a couple
> of years now, while sourceforge is pretty much the opposite IMO. There are
> tutorials and scripts online to migrate code and tickets easily (
> https://github.com/ttencate/sf2github). Create a github organization and
> invite a few people who have been actively developing patch recently, to
> allow them to merge patches. That way we would at least revive upstream
> development.
> Any comments?


At least ;-)
Sourceforge has become a major nuissance. I've given up using SF after they 
started injecting
installers into windows binaries downloaded from them.
Any place other than SF would be better.

Thank's for the proposal,

 Ralf Mattes

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