On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Kent Fredric <kentfredric@...> wrote:
> On 25 May 2012 18:12, Ulrich Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Actually, Alec's question is not so far-fetched. The Gentoo Social
>> Contract says that Gentoo will never depend upon a piece of software
>> unless it is open source.
> Though in the case of github, gentoo is not "depending upon it".
> Github could die in a ball of fire, and it wouldn't change the core
> development, it would only change the development for the people who
> elected to use github.
This thread has had many suggestions about how things might be laid
out. For instance I think it would be against our social contract to
host the master git tree on github as someone suggested earlier in the
thread. My intent was mostly to keep the contract in mind when coming
up with such solutions.
> Anyone can use any git platform that competes with github, be it
> bitbucket, gitorious, or a private git server they created.
> Github is just a convenient go-to service for many.
> perl -e "print substr( \"edrgmaM SPA NOcomil.ic\\@tfrken\", \$_ * 3,
> 3 ) for ( 9,8,0,7,1,6,5,4,3,2 );"