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Re: Tell me about your salsa experience

On 2019/04/22 14:36, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> On 2019-04-22 09:55, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
>> Alioth did not get in my way.
> Salsa does not get into my way neither. I barely use the web
> frontend, I do not use the issue tracker at all, nor merge
> requests. Works fine for me!

Same here, with Alioth, I often didn't figure out what I needed to do. I
spent large amount of time trying to do something before I just ended up
giving up. In GitLab, even when I'm not sure where a setting or button
is it at least doesn't take long to figure out where to do it. I think
Salsa is the single best thing to have happened in Debian in recent
years. It's definitely something that reduces the barrier of entry to
the Debian project, and I agree with recent sentiments expressed on the
debian-vote list that we should standardise on salsa completely. That
will pave the way for more ambitious ideas that are worth while like
standardising on a git-based source package, which right now seems like
a bit much to chew off in one go.


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