On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:31:23 PM Julien Puydt wrote:
> Le mardi 29 sept. 2015 à 15:51:44 (-0400), Barry Warsaw a écrit :
> > On Sep 29, 2015, at 09:46 PM, Piotr Ożarowski wrote:
> > >(and remember to remove DPMT from debian/control if it's not in SVN ;P)
> > 
> > Given that the final git migration is imminent (really! otherwise I'm
> > going to scream ;), can we not force people to go through this churn
> > right now?
> Indeed, I find that offensive : if git is a better tool than subversion,
> and if it's going to be used, what's the point?
> > Yes, let's discourage any new packages from manually migrating or starting
> > out in git just until flag day.  But I'm not sure it's worth removing
> > DPMT on existing repos just to add it back, hopefully RSN.
> I would like to make some points clear:
> 1. I wouldn't have contributed a single package in subversion, as it's just
> too cumbersome to use. I liked svn when it replaced cvs, but not so much
> since I started using git.
> 2. When I saw the DPMT policy mentioned only subversion, I asked around
> (can't remember if it was just on IRC or on this ml) and was told it was ok
> to use git since the migration was bound to happen sooner or later.
> 3. Afterwards, being just a DM, I sent RFS mails through this very list in
> which I generally gave the Vcs-* fields from the d/control files, which
> clearly showed I used git : no complaint about it.
> 4. Those package got sponsored without complaint about it either.
> So you'll understand that getting flames (even with smileys) about it
> now is quite annoying.
> I still have a series of things I plan to package for Debian ; those are
> Python Modules, and I'll use git. If that's a problem for the Debian
> Python Modules Team, can you point me to a more appropriate team?

Just chill out and have a little patience.  What VCS gets used just doesn't 
make that much different for most things we need to do.  If you can't bring 
yourself to commit to svn, then just have a bit of patience.

Scott K

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