[Python-Dev] GitHub mirror (Was: Bitbucket mirror?)

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Fri Jul 6 21:27:19 CEST 2012

On 04.07.2012 10:42, anatoly techtonik wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 6:58 AM, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The devguide (http://docs.python.org/devguide/committing.html) says:
>> Bitbucket also maintain an up to date clone of the main cpython repository
>> that can be used as the basis for a new clone or patch queue.
>> [the link goes to https://bitbucket.org/mirror/cpython/overview]
> This one is better than Atlassian's (looks nice, shorter URL) and
> worked long before Atlassian promotion as "makers of Bitbucket", which
> is dead wrong BTW, because everybody knows they bought BB. I don't
> remember if I commented on the Python Insider or if it was censored.
> Whatever.. it hurts Atlassian, not me.
> On the subject. Is there a mirror of CPython on GitHub?
> I abandoned my efforts to create online editor for docs, which should
> have been both web fronted independent, maintainable and clean. It
> appeared much easier to just use GitHub - so far it is the only one
> from open source code hosting services that directly commits online
> changes to repository (and allows anonymous to do this). I've made
> more than a dozen proposal for fixing docs, because as a matter of
> fact - filling a bug AND explaining why docs are wrong, why they need
> to be fixed, what should be added - all of this is a way *much easier*
> (and less time consuming!) than just fixing them. Unfortunately.

Then you didn't read http://docs.python.org/bugs -- an email to docs at python.org
is enough.  If the bug/change is minor, it is usually taken care of right away,
if it is major, we (mostly Sandro -- thanks Sandro -- and I) create a tracker
item for you.


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