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From Kevin Menard <nirvd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Writable git repositories
Date Sun, 11 Oct 2009 02:22:06 GMT
Hi Upayavira,

On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
> Producing software is what the ASF is about. Where we put the code we
> write is kinda important to the ASF.
> Our revision control system is therefore the most important piece of
> software that we deploy.

I agree on both points.

> Because if this, I'd even wonder whether it is up to infrastructure
> alone to decide upon the revision control system, it being so central to
> the entire organisation.

I'd hope the decision would be made by a general membership consensus.

> The instability that is referred to isn't just in the effort in
> converting the repo itself, it is also in getting 3000 committers plus
> many contributors to learn a completely different tool, across many
> different operating systems and environments, plus all of the addons,
> scripts, tools, etc that folks use, and so on.

I certainly wasn't advocating a whole hog switch over.  I don't want
to tell another project what they should be using.  If people are
happy with SVN, then they should be able to stick with it.


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