Re: main url for linking to git source?
- Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 07:38:06 -0400 (DST)
- From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: main url for linking to git source?
On Mon, 7 May 2018, Jeff King wrote:
> The git-scm.com site currently links to https://github.com/git/git for
> the (non-tarball) source code. Somebody raised the question of
> whether it should point to kernel.org instead.
> Do people find one interface more or less pleasing than the other? Do we
> want to prefer kernel.org as more "official" or less commercial?
I don't really care about "official" vs "commercial", as kernel.org is
also run by a business, so it is all "commercial" to me.
Personally, I prefer the GitHub interface. A *lot*. Why?
- it is faster
- it is prettier
- you can fork easily
- it also has the Continuous Integration, well, integrated
- it is a lot easier to link to individual commits/files/lines
- the links are *a lot* nicer
- you can provide a <repo>/compare/A...B link to a specific, possibly
dynamic commit range
I do not have anything against listing kernel.org, *in addition*. But
kernel.org is just simply so much more limited, and less pretty, so I
really think that the PR is misguided and would do more harm than good.