faidon at wikimedia
Jul 26, 2012, 5:21 AM
Post #77 of 77
On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 12:08:39AM -0700, Rob Lanphier wrote:
> > I can get behind the decision to use a currently substandard tool in order
> > to preserve Wikimedia's long term freedom.
> Even if we accept that Gerrit is substandard (which I don't),
> preserving freedom is a motivating factor. Moving fully to GitHub
> means not merely letting people who are more comfortable with
> proprietary tools use them. It crosses the line to requiring it for
> everyone, which sucks.
This is not to you specifically but as a general remark: there are
multiple other alternatives that have been mentioned besides Gerrit and
GitHub with a potential of getting the best of both worlds. I think it's
better to not polarize the discussion between the two most popular
options at this point and talk about all options.
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