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Re: OCA: transition from Launchpad to Github
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 4:18 AM, Guewen Baconnier <
> There is still one point that is not totally clear yet, that is wether
> we migrate only the 8.0 branch on GitHub or all the existing branches
> (6.1, 7.0).
> Excellent rationales for the full migration have been given by Leonardo
> Pistone  and Laurent Mignon . Read them.
> - Sharing the tools and processes for all series will benefits to all
> of us and even more for newcomers, less formation and maintenance costs
> - Less complexity
> - Merges and backports between 6.1, 7.0 (bzr) and 8.0 (git) would be a
> - Painful for reviewers and committers to use 2 review platforms
> - Allow to add the same runbot/CI than v8
> The arguments to keep the existing branches in Launchpad were:
> * The existing merge proposals in progress:
> The authors of the MP will have to move them to GitHub themselves if
> they are not merged before the switch.
> For sure, that's not nice to have to move them, but keeping the branches
> on Launchpad for this reason would be shooting ourselves in the
> foot because the merge proposals are rather short-term, while the reason
> quoted above are for the long term. Also, the migration work will be
> shared among all the contributors so it will not be so dreadful.
> * The translation of Launchpad (Rosetta):
> We still have to find a solution, but we have the same problem for the
> 8.0 branches. Alternatives exist (transifex, onesky, ...)
> In my opinion, we have much more to gain to migrate all the branches to
> GitHub now than keeping part of them on Launchpad. According to the
> discussions on the thread, it seems that it tends to be shared by a
> majority but not everyone gave his opinion.
> We have to move forward, so if nobody disagree, we will migrate all the
> community branches to GitHub.
> Thanks for reading,
>  https://lists.launchpad.net/openerp-community/msg06150.html
>  https://lists.launchpad.net/openerp-community/msg06160.html
> Guewen Baconnier
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