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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: GitLab?
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:32:01 GMT
Ok....

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 4:27 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thursday, March 5, 2015, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 7:24 PM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org
> > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > > But, during my last 2-3 year absence, has the GitLab[1] option been
> > > discussed and/or tried? GitLab is open sourced, can run on our infra
> and
> > > has many of the essential features of Github.
> > > But perhaps people are satisfied enough with the Github mirroring that
> is
> > > already in place, but with GitLab in house, we could (in theory) add
> > > features around licensing (like ICLA style assurance, similar to Jira),
> > and
> > > non-committers could(!) be allowed a direct route to the horse's
> mouth...
> >
> > Here's the way I look at it: the power of github.com comes not so much
> > from the
> > web UI or even API, but from a network effect. It is where developers
> > congregate.
> > Thus we'd have to have mirrors of our stuff there anyway to enable PR
> > workflow
> > for projects that care about it. And as long as THAT is in place, the
> > need for something
> > like GL is reduced, IMHO.
>
>
> I believe the mirrors are enough for PR workflow, and I personally like the
> clear borderline. The mirror is read only but you can still submit
> patches.... become a committer and get access to the "real thing". Building
> a GITASF extra to what we already have would just add complexity without
> giving real advantages.
>
> That said a lot of projects have their own vm(s) and other can normally get
> one if requested, so nothing stops a project from providing gitlabs.
>
> rgds
> jan i
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Roman.
> >
>
>
> --
> Sent from My iPad, sorry for any misspellings.
>



-- 
Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java

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