Moved to git: xdg-user-dirs, default-icon-theme, xdgmime, shared-mime-info

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Mon Oct 12 09:49:45 PDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 10:18 -0600, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On October 12, 2009, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> > I totally agree, all of these specs should be hosted on fd.o, but this
> > was discussed over and over again and none of the administrative people
> > ever commented on any of the requests to improve things and make the
> > fd.o spec "approval" and maintenance process more transparent. That's
> > why some of them ended up on gitorious (temporarily).
> exactly; i'd be MORE than happy to see the repo on fd.o. the only reason it 
> isn't is that getting an account with fd.o so you can put your clones up where 
> we can all get to them in one place is far too hard. having things like merge 
> requests is a wonderful bonus as well, but not a deal breaker. having a high 
> barrier to entry is, however.
> that said, we can in the meantime we can improve the spec process which means 
> better meta-documentation for them, keeping them centralized, etc. that's far 
> more important than where they are for the moment.

You can put your clones wherever you want, on gitorious, github, or your
KDE public_html folder. But the master repo for the specs absolutely has
to be on fd.o.

Where they are is important because Vincent just added git support to
the script that keeps the specs up-to-date on the website. The
specs are checked out from git.fd.o.

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