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Re: [GMG-Devel] Gitorious aquired by Gitlab

From: Andrés Muñiz Piniella
Subject: Re: [GMG-Devel] Gitorious aquired by Gitlab
Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2015 08:56:07 +0100
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El 8 de marzo de 2015 15:00:56 GMT+00:00, fr33domlover <address@hidden> 
>On 2015-03-05
>Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Indeed, we will need to figure out a solution.  I'm bummed out a bit
>> that we have to do another move so soon, but at least this one will
>> easier.
>> I think I can't make the decision on where we move to alone... we
>> community help and input on what to do.
>>  - Kallithea: I'd love to make a move here, but I think it's not
>>    ready yet?  But maybe I'm wrong.  We could be an "early adopter"
>>    the project.  It does have inline code reviews and etc, which
>>    be nice.  It doesn't have issue tracking, but we already have our
>>    issue tracker.
>>  - Gitlab: "It's mostly free software"(?), but the version on
> is
>>    not, so we'd need a different host.
>>  - Runs on Gogs, a code hosting
>>    platform in Go.
>>  - Savannah: I'm less than enthused about going the Savannah
>>    route... I'm glad that the GNU project provides it, but it
>>    looks pretty dated.

Would this fork be better?

>>  - Self-hosting git with gitweb and gitosis:
>>    This is the most "bare bones" type of hosting, but it requires the
>>    most sysadmin-heavy handling of things, and leaves no "easy" way
>>    contributors new to git to make a branch.
>>  - Self-hosting with something else:
>>    I'd be happy to pool resources with some other projects to handle
>>    community-based hosting.
>>  - Something else?
>> What to do?  I'd love feedback/help.
>>  - Chris
>NotABug is a good free-as-in-freedom alternative: It runs Gogs (free
>and is dedicated to free software projects. You can talk to the people
>it in ##freepost @ FreeNode, or at .
>I think the three freedom supporting options are NAB, self-hosting and
>By the way I think - not sure - there's a way in Gitolite to allow
>people to
>create new branches. But it's probably too simple to be friendly, and
>as you
>add features it becomes easier to just use one of the bigger systems.
>While NotABug currently doesn't have merge requests (you can submit
>"manually" as tickets), I believe GNU MediaGoblin will be very welcome
>It will hopefully be implemenetd soon (the Gogs suftware itself doesn't
>them yet).
>Gogs in general has the advantage of being lightweight - it's written
>in Go,
>i.e. compiled. Especially for self hosting, i.e. small number of repos,
>probably makes a bigger difference (when you have 1000s of repos, then
>difference probably becomes less significant).
>Another option that exists: Gitbucket. Written in Scala. They don't
>hosting; it's just the software.
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