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Subject: Re: Moving services

Re: Moving services

From: Frank Gevaerts via rockbox-dev <>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2017 12:26:06 +0200

On Fri, May 05, 2017 at 07:50:55AM +0200, Thomas Martitz via rockbox-dev wrote:
> I wholeheartedly recommend Phabricator, as both a user and administrator.
> Github is can't compete with most features and is closed source too. I don't
> know Gitlab really much, but it always looked like a Github clone so it
> wasn't of interest to me.
> On Phacility, they can set up a 30 day trial to see how it works. Afterwards
> we can leave Phacility and host Phabricator somewhere, so it's free for us.
> I would volunteer to administer / maintain the instance but I don't own
> server that is fail-safe or has a backup plan.

OK, I'm still not entirely 100% convinced about self-hosting, but if
you're willing to do the admin work that makes a big difference.

I don't really have strong opinions on which particular service we use,
but having someone volunteer for the actual legwork is a definite bonus.


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan
Received on 2017-05-05

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