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From Christopher <ctubb...@apache.org>
Subject Re: GitHub Pages
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:48:49 GMT
While I'm interested in the idea of deploying GitLab (I've used it, it's
nice enough), I think it's a separate issue than this thread about pages.
Unless it strongly relates to the idea of pages, could we please discuss
that in a separate thread, so we can give that topic it's own focus?


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Christopher L Tubbs II
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On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org>
wrote:

> I would love to see a GitLab trial at Apache infrastructure - I feel
> uncomfortable at directing other developers to look at
> http://git-wip-us.apache.org/ - the rendering of a repository does not
> even tell you where to clone from!
>
> GitLab Installation is fairly easy, there's also a GitLab docker image
> that is pretty easy to test:
>
> https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/genezys/gitlab/
>
> On 5 March 2015 at 00:14, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> > On this note;  Git without Github is like sex without a partner,
> sufficient
> > but not very satisfactory. Github option has been explored in the past,
> and
> > due to various reasons, it was not possible to achieve.
> > 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...
> >
> > Although the Enterprise system cost money, my guess is that GitLab would
> be
> > happy to waive fees and give us access to EE.
> >
> >
> > Just a thought.
> >
> > [1] https://about.gitlab.com/features/
> >
> > // Niclas
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> All,
> >>
> >> Has any thought been put into leveraging GitHub pages for project
> >> documentation, static site hosting? A lot of www.apache.org is simple
> >> static content, as are project pages. Since a lot of projects are now
> using
> >> git, and we mirror projects in GitHub, perhaps we can help the
> individual
> >> projects maintain their site's static content by simply committing to a
> >> gh-pages branch for their project?
> >>
> >> Since it's just static content which is still hosted and controlled by
> ASF,
> >> but simply placed in a way that GitHub can render it from the mirrors, I
> >> don't think there's too many issues of concern, but wasn't sure if
> >> anybody's put any thought into it. I know it would certainly be easier
> for
> >> some projects than using the existing CMS system with SVN (especially
> those
> >> otherwise developing exclusively with Git).
> >>
> >> It might "just work" today, but I haven't tried it. I'd be willing to
> work
> >> with INFRA to help experiment with it, though (especially if we wanted
> to
> >> try out the CNAME feature).
> >>
> >> More info: https://pages.github.com/
> >>
> >> --
> >> Christopher L Tubbs II
> >> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> > http://www.qi4j.org - New Energy for Java
>
>
>
> --
> Stian Soiland-Reyes
> Apache Taverna (incubating)
> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>

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