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Re: Need for launchpad

On Sun, Jan 08, 2006 at 04:47:56PM +0000, Martin Meredith wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > On Fri, 06 Jan 2006 15:19:42 -0500, Frans Jessop
> > <fransjessop@hotmail.com> said:  
> >>Ubuntu's launchpad is amazing.  Do you think it would be helpful if
> >>all DD's worked through it on their projects?
> > 
> >         Sure, as long as they change lauchpad to meet my workflow
> >  requirements. This would mean letting me have a local repo, signed
> >  remote repos, arch, email only interfaces, and not getting into my
> >  way.  If they make changes to meet these requirements, I'll have
> >  absolutely no problem throwing away tools I have worked on honing for
> >  a decade or so and switching to launchpad. Oh, and release launchpad
> >  under a free license, of course, so I don't make Debian development
> >  rely on a non-free toolset, of course.
> Other than the email interface - they have most of that planned in hct :D
> https://wiki.launchpad.canonical.com/HCT

Planned.  It's still vapour as far as I'm concerned.  Which is a pity,
because it looks really nice, in principle.  And, in the meantime, everybody
else is building their own half-assed variants, which they'll be loathe to
drop when HCT finally appears on the scene.

- Matt

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