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Re: what's the latest on the update of moving from alioth to pagure.




On Wed, 19 Jul 2017, Geert Stappers wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:59:14AM +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > On Mon, 17 Jul 2017, shirish ??????????????? wrote:
> > 
> > > Dear all,
> > > 
> > > While I love and loved alioth, I know for probably newish people the
> > > interface is somewhat ugly.
> > > 
> > > >From what I did see in https://lwn.net/Articles/724986/ it seems there
> > > were lots of pros and cons which were discussed. I was also able to
> > > converse with Alexander Wirt and download the survey which wasn't
> > > available anymore for public consumption.
> > > 
> > > Can somebody tell/share which forge are the developers looking forward
> > > to replace alioth with, pagure or something else .
> > > 
> > > The choices seem to be to do lot of coding if some project/product is
> > > taken which is not mature enough or has features that we want and in
> > > some cases there is restrictive licensing or/and have two products,
> > > one which has foss licensing and the other which has commercial
> > > aspects but more features.
> > > 
> > > While there doesn't seem to be any hurry to replace alioth today, the
> > > clock is ticking.
> > > 
> > > There is/was some discussion about it in May 2017
> > > https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2017/05/msg00095.html, the
> > > thread I'm reading right now. Would be nice though if somebody can
> > > share what is/are the possible scenarios.
> > We created a mailinglist [1] for those discussions. 
> > 
> > Alex
> > 
> > [1] https://lists.alioth.debian.org/mailman/listinfo/alioth-staff-replacement
> > 
> 
> Archive at http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/alioth-staff-replacement/
> 
> I think an interresting post is http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/alioth-staff-replacement/Week-of-Mon-20170710/000014.html
> 
> I have full confident in Formorer that he can resist the sales team from Gitlab.
I'll choose whatever is best for debian. 

Alex