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Re: Supporting user groups/organizations on SourceHut 3 months ago

From Benjamin Pollack to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

I’ve got two comments on the pricing model, which are less about what 
I want, and more just business experience from my past ventures.

On 13 Feb 2020, at 13:10, Drew DeVault wrote:

>     Payment
>
> I'm open to suggestions here, but here's the general plan:
>
> Organizations will be able to sponsor the accounts of their members.
> They can also have members who have paid for their own account
> participate in the group without an additional charge.

This doesn’t make much sense to me, from two angles.

Re: [PATCH lists.sr.ht] Add a trailing "\n" to email body before parsing diff 8 months ago

From Benjamin Pollack to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-dev

On Wed, Sep 25, 2019, at 10:59, Drew DeVault wrote:
> Perhaps the patch belongs in Mercurial, then. After all, Unix files end
> in newlines.
> 

Windows ones generally don't. It'd be unfortunate if Sourcehut cut out shops that need to work with Windows and need accurate patches.

Re: [PATCH lists.sr.ht] Add a trailing "\n" to email body before parsing diff 8 months ago

From Benjamin Pollack to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-dev

On Wed, Sep 25, 2019, at 09:39, Drew DeVault wrote:
> Can you prepare a patch for libgit2 instead?

I've historically found their team uninterested in supporting changes that applied to non-Git SCMs. And more transparently, I think that's correct: Git patches do, as far as I know, always end with newlines; Mercurial's don't if the file itself lacks a final newline and the patch applies a diff to the end of the file. I'm not clear libgit2 ought to handle the latter case natively, nor do I think either of these approaches is intrinsically correct.