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Re: moving to gitlab?

From: Aleix Conchillo Flaqué
Subject: Re: moving to gitlab?
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:18:25 -0800

On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 5:30 PM Greg Troxel <address@hidden> wrote:
> Aleix Conchillo Flaqué <address@hidden> writes:
> > Any chance or interest in moving to gitlab? My apologies if this has
> > been discussed already. Not that I ever contribute anything directly
> > to Guile (2 patches in 6 years?), but it feels like it would be an
> > improvement in terms of communication, sending patches, etc. May be it
> > would even encourage more developers to contribute? Sending patches
> > over a mailing list shouldn't be a thing anymore. Again, my apologies.
> I can't speak for the coalition, but generally there is a notion that
> FSF projects are hosted on infrastructure operated by a charitable
> non-profit that has the advancement of Free Software as the goal.
> Also, history shows that the place people move to because of concerns
> about $PREVIOSU_PLACE will follow suit eventually...
> If your point is that the self-hosted infrastructure should have some
> way for random poeple to provide in-tool changes, that sounds sensible.

I realize I might have opened a can of worms, but yes, mainly that
would be the main motivation. Making it more easy for people to
contribute. Nowadays people are used to these kind of tools and, in my
experience, they are really useful.



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