[Twisted-Python] Moving Twisted off Trac and SVN to somewhere nicer

Laurens Van Houtven _ at lvh.cc
Fri Jul 1 10:52:14 MDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 6:24 PM, Thomas Hervé <therve at free.fr> wrote:

> Le 01/07/2011 16:42, Itamar Turner-Trauring a écrit :
> >> Well, that logic is a bit flawed though: you're kind of saying that we
> >> shouldn't use a better tool because it may bring us more contributors
> >> than we can handle. At the end of the day, we would still use a better
> >> tool though.
> >
> > No, I'm saying that given limited resources, addressing the giant piles
> of
> > unused code we have (and figuring out how new code won't end up in the
> > attic) seems like a higher priority. Using better tools is always a good
> > idea, and if you'd like to argue that github means patches are less
> likely
> > to be abandoned that's a good argument to make.
> >
> > I'm arguing for a broader look at what our development process problems
> > are, and that perhaps efforts should be directed elsewhere.
> While I sympathize with what you're saying, this sounds kind of
> orthogonal to me. Sure, we can do better at handling contributions. But
> it's an opensource project, everybody does whatever he wants mostly (in
> the frame that the project sets).
> Saying to Laurens that we have limited "resources" and that he should do
> something else doesn't mean that this second task will be done. But it
> surely means that first one won't.
> --
> Thomas

I'd say that's a safe bet.

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