[GRASS-PSC] git migration: the Zenodo option

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon Apr 1 02:13:58 PDT 2019

Hi Peter,

On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 9:35 AM "Peter Löwe" <peter.loewe at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello PSC,
> before we actually venture into GitHub, I propose we should consider beforehand how the GRASS repo(s) *could* make use  of the Zenodo archive in the future, so we can set up things in a way that this option can be used (setting up of credentials, etc.). Zenodo is a open-access long term scientific archive (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zenodo), operated and maintained by CERN. The Zenodo software itself is also FOSS.
> Connecting repos on GitHub with Zenodo is easy: https://guides.github.com/activities/citable-code/
> IMHO we could use this mechanism to provide scientific citability and long term preservation for the old stable releases GRASS 4.x, 5.x and 6.x.

A very good idea.
Just curious: why is this needed to be done (?) *before* migrating to
GitHub? I'd rather get that done first, then put cool stuff on top.


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