> 23 feb. 2017 kl. 07:55 skrev Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de>:
> Thanks to all who contributed to this thread!! I agree with most of what you
> However, we are mixing up three different, independent issues:
> 1. My initial post was about political aspects: Ubuntu does not want to build
> the binary with position-dependent coding (include the -no-pie flag), and in
> general there is a tendency to Clang, which has certain limitations.
Yes techno political I'd say.
> 2. Using a code repository is fine. But I personally will not use any of the
> existing ones, because my working style deeply depends on file meta
> informations (most important the modification date), which are destroyed by
> those repositories. I explained the situation at various occasions. Checking
> files *into* a repo is all right, but as soon as I check them out they would
> be unusable for me.
Maybe we can fix this. Can we discuss this you and I? There may be a solution.
> 3. Being present on StackOverflow would be a good thing.
> As for (2), I see no problem with the current situation. Is it so much worse
> do a "wget http://software-lab.de/picoLisp.tgz" instead of "git clone .."?
No not as a distribution method.
However github is not about technology but about the community.