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From "Matthieu Riou" <matth...@offthelip.org>
Subject Re: Best Practices so far?
Date Fri, 02 May 2008 19:32:45 GMT
On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com>

> On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Santiago Gala <santiago.gala@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >  Not asking for a switch, only for an alternate service, much like zones
> >  have not removed p.a.o stuff.
> As I have repeatedly said (and as you seem to consistently ignore), it
> is impractical for the core infrastructure team to support multiple
> SCM tools.  I'm not vehemently opposed to switching - but there needs
> to be at least a modicum of thought put into it before sticking the
> infrastructure team with a new SCM.
> >  Testing something like this in a zone scale would give us a better
> idea,
> >  and again no need to a "switch" plan, just to a "sustainability as a
> >  service" plan.
> As I've repeatedly stated, a 'zone' does not offer you anything at
> all.  The fact that you're asking for a zone indicates that you don't
> understand how git is designed to work.  It is meant that you have a
> local copy of the entire repository.  Having a remote copy sitting on
> another server is to defeat the purpose of a dSCM.

So http://github.com have it all wrong?


> >  This is why I call your (collective your) "WE DO NOT DO THAT!!!" or
> your
> >  (again collective your) "I want to see a detailed switch plan!" as FUD.
> >  And I'm really getting tired of it. I was not expecting such dirty
> >  political moves around an issue that is so plainly technical, and I was
> >  not expecting that disagreement of those items made some people
> >  systematically cast doubts about our "loyalty" to the ASF principles.
> First off, we will *not* be deploying any services that don't have a
> thought-out and documented plan.  This is simply good system
> administration practice.  If you continue to ignore this and whine and
> blather on, you simply won't get anywhere.  I won't apologize for
> asking that you spell out what it is that you want before considering
> anything.  -- justin

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