On 11/26/2016 01:08 AM, Michał Górny wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:03:59 -0800
> Daniel Campbell <z...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> <rant>
>> A funny deficiency of GitHub is it doesn't allow for open conversations.
>> You're always forced to talk about something directly related to the
>> code, like an Issue or a Commit. Gists can be somewhat analogous to an
>> open discussion, but that strikes me as abuse of the medium.
>> Additionally, it's not a threaded format so it's hard to guess which
>> branch of conversation you're on.
>> Of course sometimes you *want* to focus strictly on the code, but that's
>> not how real-world organizations work. They're made of people, and most
>> people end up talking about things *around* the code that are still
>> important, like the various RFCs that we post here on the ML. None of
>> what GitHub offers is suitable for that imo.
>> </rant>
> GitHub is a code hosting and review tool, not a forum. It's not
> a replacement for everything ever invented.
The GitHub guys seem to disagree with you; unless you consider custom
emoji support (and reactions, thumbs-up counts, etc) integral to the
code review process.

Since you didn't address it, what tone was intended by the quip about
others "pretending" to not use GitHub?
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