[TDF infra] Announcing Gitiles VCS browser (gitweb replacement) and https:// anon git URIs

Samuel Mehrbrodt s.mehrbrodt at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 19:41:01 UTC 2019

Maybe just use the hub redirection, e.g.



Using the hub has the advantage that the links would still work even if 
cgit.fdo was no longer available, or gitiles was gone, or has another 
URL syntax, etc.


Am 20.03.2019 um 17:24 schrieb Luke Benes:
> Could you please change the Commit Notification bot back to cgit?
> In the 6 months, that I have been testing gitiles, I have found no advantages and many disadvantages over cgit. In general, it presents information in an inferior way and it’s URL’s have led to multiple copy  and paste errors, causing delays in work when the errors were missed.
> In his last email, Mike explains how the gitiles timestamps lead to confusion. This is a serious problem for my use case. The other major problem, are the random symbols like “^!” appended to the ends of commit IDs in URLs. I’ve been copy and pasting commit IDs from cgit for years and never once had a problem. With gitiles, it happens regularly despite me being aware.
> When I asked for feedback on the IRC dev channel, no one voiced preference for gitiles. I only heard agreement that the URLs and log format are inferior to cgit's.
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