[webkit-dev] WebKit Transition to Git

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Sat Oct 3 10:43:40 PDT 2020

03.10.2020, 19:34, "Alexey Proskuryakov" <ap at webkit.org>:
>>  3 окт. 2020 г., в 2:24 AM, Adrien Destugues <pulkomandy at pulkomandy.tk> написал(а):
>>  On Fri, Oct 02, 2020 at 07:05:21PM -0500, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
>>>>  I realize that Gerrit might not integrate at all with hosting the repo
>>>>  on Github, but has any thought been given to this aspect of the
>>>>  transition?
>>>  That sounds like it would be a significant barrier to contribution, and
>>>  frankly defeat the point of switching. If we have serious concerns with
>>>  GitHub's code review functionality (which, again, I'm not familiar with),
>>>  then we should just use GitLab and have everything in one place. (GitLab
>>>  accepts GitHub logins via OAuth, both on gitlab.com and self-hosted
>>>  instances, so the barrier to contributing remains low either way.)
>>  Gerrit accepts GitHub and other OAuth providers as well, so that's not a
>>  problem. We have been using this for Haiku code reviews for a few years
>>  now, and interestingly we got some complaints from people who don't want
>>  to have a Github account (for various reasons) and won't use our code
>>  review tool because of that.
> What are the reasons why people don't want to have a GitHub account? I wonder if that's somehow a different kind of barrier to entry to be concerned about.

Maybe because it's owned by Microsoft, which is an enemy of all living things and
basically are an embassy of Devil on Earth (no).


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