Request for monotone

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Thu Dec 13 03:57:07 UTC 2007

On Dec 12, 2007 8:50 PM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at> wrote:
> On 12/12/07, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at> wrote:
> > we've had a request to support monotone on hosted.  Instead of having
> > this conversation in private I thought it best to put it on the list.
> > So thoughts?  This is part "do we want to support monotone" and part "do
> > we want hosted to be more then svn, hg, git, bzr".
> >
> > In general I'm happy supporting only those 4, we can't be everything for
> > everyone and AFAIK we're the only OSS project with a hosted offering
> > that supports 4 SCM's.
> I think that if:
> 1) The SCM is in RHEL/EPEL.
> 2) There are real projects that want to use it (and that we feel like
> will stick around).
> 3) Implementation is fairly straightforward
> 4) Someone on the hosted admin team is willing/able to install/support it.
> We should.
> Supporting more than just SVN and CVS is one way we can distinguish
> Fedora Hosted from other project hosting.

I would also say that the people wanting XYZ SCM need to volunteer to
help 'us' on it. As in hosted-help-monotone questions go to someone
who can answer them versus someone else who can't. If they can provide
that help and training.. that is a +, if they can't it is a definate

Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator
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in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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