[Proj] Migrate to github?

Kralidis,Tom [Ontario] Tom.Kralidis at ec.gc.ca
Fri Mar 13 13:53:15 EST 2015


As seen with other projects having gone down this path, this will keep
things up to date, and encourage continued/increased improvements (3
cheers for pull requests!).


> -----Original Message-----
> From: proj-bounces at lists.maptools.org [mailto:proj-
> bounces at lists.maptools.org] On Behalf Of Howard Butler
> Sent: 2015-03-13 14:28
> To: PROJ.4 and general Projections Discussions
> Subject: [Proj] Migrate to github?
> All,
> In my role as self-appointed maintainer, I became quickly aware that
> brain had been poisoned by github's ticket and development workflow. I
> found myself rather hamstrung without it in the context of doing the
> 4.9.1 release.
> I would like to migrate the proj Trac and Subversion instances,
including all
> tickets, revision control, branches, and tags, to a github repository
> http://github.com/OSGeo/proj and decommission them once there's sign-
> off that the migration looks good.
> Unless I hear significant pushback *against* doing this, consider this
> your notice that the effort is ongoing, and I will notify once a test
migration is
> complete for people to look around. At that time I will then motion to
> over once folks are satisfied.
> Note that this same migration was done in the past by Thomas Bonfort
> MapServer, with a much larger Trac instance (which itself was
> from a Bugzilla instance). It's annoying to have software survive
> generations of bug tracking and revision control software, but I guess
it's a
> good thing that the software is useful enough to warrant the migration
in the
> first place.
> Howard
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