Alioth to Salsa migration of a11y and tts packages

Paul Gevers elbrus at
Sun Jan 21 19:00:26 UTC 2018

Hi all,

On 20-01-18 22:10, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 3:36 PM, Paul Gevers <elbrus at> wrote:
>> An a11y team was already been created² (not by me by the way), I just
>> created the tts team³. Who wants to be co-owner with me?
> I can help some with the migration, but I'll need to have at least
> Master access for that.

Jeremy, I have added you with owner access.

I have just migrated all a11y packages, and am searching for the
tts-team ID. No lock down of the old archives has happened, so please be
aware (and maybe push to both archives until you hit the lock down message).

> The 5 existing repos in the Ally Team are in the GNOME Team namespace
> but shared with the a11y team since they are co-maintained. [1]

I noticed, thanks.

>> I propose we don't start yet with updating the VCS-* and maintainer
>> fields yet, as I don't believe there is consensus if the old values have
>> to go away (there is an effort ongoing to keep supporting the Alioth
>> mail lists). In case of emergency, we can always temporarily use the
>> debian-accessibility at l.d.o list again).
> The VCS fields should be updated when someone has time.

Ack, but I think there should be a solution that doesn't contain the
salsa name, e.g.<canonical_version_of_the_new_location>
I should have been more clear in my previous message.


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