On Thu, 2014-02-06 at 17:07 +1300, Jehan Pagès wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM, Roman Joost <romanof...@gimp.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've put together a Roadmap proposal under:
> >
> >     http://wiki.gimp.org/index.php/Documentation:Main
> >
> > Any feedback is welcome. Some of the points are not to be read as: go
> > ahead and implement, but rather look into it for it's feasibility.
> >
> > If there are no objections or comments I'd basically call the roadmap
> > silently as accepted. For each point I think it'll be good to create
> > bugs so we can track progress.
> I've not read it in details and mostly skimmed through.
> I got intrigued by a specific point though: moving the manual to
> github. Really? I know several (all?) of GNOME's repos have already
> been *mirrored* to github. Personally I find it acceptable if repos
> are just mirrored (that's after all one of the point of git as a
> "distributed" revision control), but not if it is to be considered the
> new main repository of the project. github is just another of these
> platforms led by a company, just like was Sourceforge (and now look,
> with time, all projects are fleeing it, just as we did), and like will
> be some other "fashionable" platform in the future. So I say, we keep
> control of the main repo. And if a github mirror had to be created,
> that would only be to profit of its network effect (why not), but it
> must be soon clear to new contributors that they must sync with the
> GNOME repo in the end, not the github one.
> Was that what you were proposing? If so, ok.
> If you really propose to "move" the main repo to github (as it is
> worded on the wiki), then I personally vote against.

+1 from me.

Why would you move to github? I agree with everything Jehan said.


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