[python-committers] We will be moving to GitHub (hopefully) in 2016

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Mon Jan 4 13:18:02 EST 2016

On Mon, 4 Jan 2016 at 09:50 Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 1, 2016 at 11:24 AM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> If you want to read the reasons I chose GitHub over GitLab, see
>> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/core-workflow/2016-January/000345.html .
>> If you want to discuss the decision or help with the transition, please
>> subscribe to the core-workflow mailing list.
>> Happy 2016 everyone, and here is to hoping we will have an easier
>> developer workflow by the end of this year!
> That sounds like a great idea.
> I suppose you'll want to use https://github.com/python/cpython, which I'm
> currently maintaining as a read-only mirror. Let me know when you want to
> take control of that repo - I think since it belongs to the "python" Github
> org already, it should be easy to do.

I suspect we will want to use it, Eli, so thanks for the offer! I will let
you know if we end up choosing to use it.

> I have to admit that I'm not a big expert on Mercurial --> Git converters
> and the way I maintain this mirror may not be the best approach, so I
> encourage you folks to find a VCS guru to look into this for the "real"
> transition.

That will be one of the early steps of the transition. :)
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