On Wednesday, 08 July 2020 at 16:29, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 08, 2020 at 10:09:35AM -0400, Kaleb Keithley wrote:
> >    Whatever name is picked: devel, main, rawhide, next, etc.,  how about
> >    setting the default branch.
> >    E.g. `git symbolic-ref HEAD refs/heads/rawhide`
> >    This way when someone clones the repo they don't need to know or remember
> >    which name Fedora is using as the mainline development branch.
> That is easy to do, already supported by our forge and I am definitely +1 on
> this.
> One wonder which I have is: should we keep a "master" branch, just as a 
> symlink
> to the "rawhide" one for backward compatibility purposes?

I'd say yes. I believe muscle memory will make most people do
git checkout master
for a long time, even after git upstream decides on a new default
branch name. 

It'd be nice if this was handled similar to foo->rpms/foo namespace

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