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Re: main url for linking to git source?




On Monday 07 May 2018 11:45 PM, Stefan Beller wrote:
>> I could see arguments both ways, so I thought I'd take a straw poll of
>> what people on the list think.
>  
> Junios reply below focuses on the URL passed to git-clone, which
> is only found at https://git-scm.com/downloads (?)
> 
> There I would try to mirror Junios list of "public repositories"
> https://git-blame.blogspot.com/p/git-public-repositories.html
> without officially endorsing one over another.
>
FWIW, I also seem to support this suggestion as it's not opinionated.


> For those links that link to web pages, I am ok with any of the
> hosting providers, maybe even taking the one with the prettiest
> web page. Maybe we want to reword those sections to rely
> more on indirection, e.g. "get the source[link to the source page],
> checkout the next branch", without the quick web link to a web page
> showing the 'next' tree.

Seems to be a nice suggestion to avoid the "main/official" url issue.

To add a little more, it might be better replace the "Source code" link
with a link to Junio's list of public repositories stated above. Also,
it might be better to rename the link to "Public repositories containing
the source".


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