[OpenLayers-Dev] GitHub straw poll
Bart van den Eijnden
bartvde at osgis.nl
Tue Apr 20 08:57:50 EDT 2010
since I don't have any hands-on experience with Git, I can't really form a good opinion on this.
For me the current model has no limitations, but I can assume that for some people new to OpenLayers it has.
On Apr 17, 2010, at 1:22 AM, Tim Schaub wrote:
> In advance of our infrastructure meeting (time TBD), I thought I'd take
> a poll for the heck of it.
> Would people be in favor of or opposed to moving the OpenLayers
> repository to GitHub?
> If the developers are interested in a change like this (even if it is
> not until 3.0) we could create a PSC managed account called openlayers
> and put whatever projects (e.g. website, openlayers) under that.
> Anybody could fork. "Core" committers would become collaborators on the
> openlayers account.
> If we go with GitHub, we may or may not want to use their issue tracker.
> This is a separate topic for discussion (the github-trac plugin can
> allow some integration of Trac and GitHub).
> If we go with GitHub, we could also discuss using their wiki and GitHub
> pages for a static website (still hosted from http://openlayers.org).
> These are also separate topics for discussion.
> I'm interested mainly to hear if people are generally in favor or
> opposed to the idea of a repository move - and a move specifically to
> GitHub for hosting.
> Tim Schaub
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