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Re: Genesis of the git.d.o/gitlab.d.o confusion (Was: Next steps for gitlab.debian)

On Wed, Jun 08, 2016 at 03:14:36PM +0100, Iain R. Learmonth wrote:
> Hi All,
> On 08/06/16 15:10, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > On Wed, 08 Jun 2016, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> >> Since usability is the main reason many people hate using alioth, 
> Do people really hate Alioth if they're just using it for git hosting?
> You do some ssh and make a repo and then you just pull and push as you
> would with anything else.
> >> "because it's shiny" is a reasonable selling point for gitlab...
> It's also far from a feature-complete replacement for Alioth and has
> zero integration into our existing infrastructure.
> A shiny web view of repositories is not a reason to run a whole new
> service. Just make a shiny theme for cgit.

gitlab (and, to be fair, gogs which was also mentioned in the thread)
are way more than a "shiny web view of repositories". you are completely
missing the point.

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