Project relocation update
julianfoad at btopenworld.com
Wed Oct 22 11:36:31 CDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 10:12 -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Okay, I heard mostly positive feedback from folks about relocating this
> project's assets to Google Code.
> One concern that was raised was regarding the ability to fully migrate the
> history of this mailing list to Google Groups. Apparently, Groups doesn't
> support any mechanism for importing old mboxes or the likes, so we'd need to
> make a clean break. Alternatively, we could continue to use this list for a
> while with a new Google Group shadowing the discussion. Or we could use
> this list indefinitely. For now I'm taking option #2, shadowing this list
> with a new Google Group.
> As far as the process of migrating accounts to Google Code, I think it will
> again be a manual process.
> The source code migration should be easy with svnsync.
> And that leaves the Trac migration. We don't have that many open issues, so
> I'll probably just duplicate the open ones in the Google Code tracker. And
> while I'm there, I'll look at porting any live Wiki pages over, too.
> I'd like to make this cutover ASAP, beginning with the source code
> repository. Anybody object? There's such a low activity level here, I
> think it's fine for me to say right now: "Change is coming. I don't know
> when, but one day you're going to wake up and not be able to commit to the
> red-bean repository. Deal with it." :-)
Yep, that's fine with me.
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