Moving to Github?
jgoerzen at complete.org
Tue Apr 20 23:54:44 BST 2010
I have been thinking about the future of OfflineIMAP and what I can do
to encourage people with an interest to easily participate in development.
You should probably read my blog post yesterday for background:
I am thinking of moving project hosting for OfflineIMAP, as well as my
other projects, over to Github. When I last looked at it last August
, it didn't meet my requirements. But they have mostly addressed my
concerns since then.
The benefits I see of this move include:
* Easier community-building around forks that introduce experimental
* Easier ways for the public to find and use these forks, including
automatic issue trackers, etc.
* Freeing me from the need to continue to maintain Redmine on
The downside will be that the existing issue database will be lost.
Though given its state, containing lots of duplicate reports, support
requests, and feature requests, I'm not entirely sure this is a
completely bad thing.
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