Re: GNOME DVCS Survey
- From: "Lucas Rocha" <lucasr gnome org>
- To: "Behdad Esfahbod" <behdad behdad org>
- Cc: GNOME Foundation Board <board-list gnome org>, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org>, John Carr <john carr unrouted co uk>, GNOME Release Team <release-team gnome org>, GNOME Sysadmin <gnome-sysadmin gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GNOME DVCS Survey
- Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 11:24:24 +0000
2008/12/8 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org>:
> So, with Frederic and I reaching kind of an agreement over that issue, can I
> assume that the others are Ok with the survey as is?
> I'll go getting hold of the voter info and preparing for lunch tonight or
> tomorrow. I'm planning to leave it open for two weeks.
> Frederic Peters wrote:
>> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>>>>>> The thing is I wouldn't want to go with dvcs mirror and find people
>>>>>> complaining "oh no it is no true bzr/git/hg". This is why I believe
>>>>>> the survey should also be (a little bit) about the possible solutions.
>>>>> I don't think any of us want to end up with the mirror thing. If for any we
>>>>> end up having that choice considered, we can do another survey.
>>>> And I think your personal opinion of what is the common opinion
>>>> shouldn't interfer with the choice of questions :)
>>> Selective quoting... I also said this survey is about an individual's
>>> preference of DVCS systems, not about various implementation strategies we
>>> *may* end up pursuing. I want to keep it short and focused.
>> Sorry for the selective quoting, it was not intended to misrepresent
>> your views.
>> I do think the survey result will be interpreted as a decision "we
>> must switch to $dvcs", "we will keep svn". Even if "The survey
>> results will be informational" is mentioned. At least I kind of fear
>>> What is this question supposed to tell us? What data are you gathering and
>>> how does it affect our decision process? For data gathered by the above
>> It would tell us about a possible implementation strategy we may
>> choose afterwards. But as you say, limesurvey is now installed and
>> can be reused later.
>>> question to be meaningful we should add another question or two asking about
>>> user's familiarity and usage of such $dvcs mirror. How do you make decisions
>>> based on it? git-svn is crap right now. If we decide to deploy it we need to
>>> fix it. How do you ask people if they would be fine using a yet-to-be-fixed tool?
>> Note git mirror is not about straight git-svn but
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