[development] FAQ: Why is Drupal still using CVS when X is a much better choice?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Aug 7 14:48:16 UTC 2008

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Ivan Sergio Borgonovo schrieb:
> On Thu, 7 Aug 2008 07:40:59 -0500
> "Adam Light" <aclight at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 4:45 AM, Ivan Sergio Borgonovo
>> <mail at webthatworks.it> wrote:
>>> From _my_ point of view as a user and as a contrib I'd feel happy
>>> with Joomla approach as well.
>>> I don't see any reason to ask for a cvs account on drupal to
>>> develop my modules. I have my project infrastructure and if I
>>> hadn't one I could pick up one from the many offered, building
>>> up my preferred mix of bug tracking system, rcs, documentation
>>> system, ... I may be missing something... if so please tell me
>>> what could be the advantage for contrib and users to use drupal
>>> infrastructure for project management I don't get. Other than
>>> publicity what do I get from drupal infrastructure?
>>> Making it clear (to me and to everyone else) what are the
>>> advantages of using drupal infrastructure for project management
>>> would surely help.
>> Feel free to contribute in whatever way you feel best serves your
>> needs.
>> Using the d.o infrastructure for project management does provide
>> some real benefits to the user community as a whole and to
>> individual projects.  First of all, nobody has to worry about
>> finding a service to use, or building their own.  There are no RCS
>> servers to maintain. Plus, there is a consistent interface to all
>> of these tools across projects.
> Drupal could still offer cvs (svn) etc... avoiding the need to look
> around without forcing contrib to stick with "drupal way".  I really
> don't find these advantages worth the effort and pain of the people
> maintaining project*. That's just me.

Great, so can you please get lost now? Your inane comments on this
list have annoyed me for the longest time now. Since you probably
don't have the grace to disappear I'll solve the problem my way,
filterlist amended.

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