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Re: Tell me about your salsa experience




On Monday, April 22, 2019 09:35:20 PM Jonathan Carter wrote:
> 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.

Even assuming it's a good idea at all, which I don't think one should assume.

Scott K