Infrastructure Upgrades/Changes: Git(ea)

Isabell Liefer isa-lie at
Mon Oct 9 11:01:14 CEST 2017

Hi! I would like to suggest to move to a selfhosted GitLab instance and to also mirror the repo on GitHub for a wider audience. What that be convenient for you both?

Kind Regards

Am 09.10.2017 um 04:17 schrieb Matthew Brush:
> On 2017-10-08 06:51 PM, André Miranda wrote:
>> GitHub is awesome, I really enjoy using it, but being proprietary is a
>> no-go for a FLOSS project such as Xfce,
> Github releases lots of their code as open source, but you can't
> "install their whole business" locally, no.
> Loads of FLOSS projects are completely fine, and rather thrive on
> Github. Unlimited free hosting for open source projects with lots of
> useful features, IMO, is rather nice.
> To be clear, I'm not advocating for Xfce switching to Github, I'm just
> pointing out that it's purely a political/ethical/emotional decision
> rather than a technical/user-centric one. Personally I lean towards
> pragmatism rather than having a strong political stance, but I can
> appreciate that some people are more passionate about this than I am.
> Regards,
> Matthew Brush
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