[Python-Dev] Atlassian and bitbucket merge
g.brandl at gmx.net
Wed Sep 29 12:42:34 CEST 2010
Am 29.09.2010 09:03, schrieb Dirkjan Ochtman:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 03:13, Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>> I see that Atlassian have just taken over BitBucket, the Mercurial
>> hosting company. IIRC Atlassian offered to host our issue tracking on
>> JIRA, but in the end we decided to eat our own dog food and went with
>> I'm wondering if they'd be similarly interested in supporting our Hg
>> server. Or is self-hosting the only acceptable solution? From recent
>> mail it looks likes we may be up and running on Hg fairly soon.
> Don't know about acceptable, but as far as I know hosting Mercurial
> repositories doesn't require as much work as hosting Roundup instances
> (which the Mercurial project also has). I wouldn't mind maintaining
> hg.python.org, and there are probably other devs that could also
> easily get involved.
> Anyway, I don't think using Bitbucket buys us much. It could be nice
> to keep a mirror there for redundancy and because it might make
> contributing slightly easier for non-committers, but it won't allow
> doing all kinds of custom hooks the way we could do with hg.p.o,
Agreed on both counts. Bitbucket will be a good solution for non-core
developers to host their clones and branches, and I'm sure there will
be a mirror of the main Python repo somewhere. But as you say, hosting
Mercurial is very easy, and doesn't require constant administration.
The argument of hooks is a very strong one in favor of hg.python.org.
Thus spake the Lord: Thou shalt indent with four spaces. No more, no less.
Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the number of thy
indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent, nor either indent thou
two, excepting that thou then proceed to four. Tabs are right out.
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