[TDF infra] Announcing Gitiles VCS browser (gitweb replacement) and https:// anon git URIs
lukebenes at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 4 17:19:32 UTC 2019
Switching to hub redirection solves the annoying symbols that Gitiles appends to URLs leading to copy and paste errors and the timestamp issue. But it does not address:
* Lack of Built-in, easy to use search functionality
* Lack of branch tags, allowing you to see what release you are on when going through the master log
*cgit is a cleaner, easier to read interface
I have noticed that both QA and Developers continue to post cgit links on the bug tracker. When I have asked on IRC, no developers or QA members voiced support for using Gitiles.
So unless someone has some compelling reasons to keep it, I respectfully ask that the Commit Notification Bot be switch back to cgit. We have tried to use it, and as far as I can tell, universally dislike it.
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