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Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~theo/clws-devel

On 12/21/21 13:42 PM, Stefan Kangas wrote:
> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>
>> I wonder if it would make sense to have one of the maintainers sign up
>> there and start a "pretend" official Emacs repo. They could start a
>> mailing list alongside it that we could play with,
>
> Does it have to be one of the maintainers, or could anyone do it?
>
>> and who knows, maybe
>> that would eventually become the "real" official sr.ht repo.
>
> AFAIK, it is GNU policy that we need to self-host this infrastructure.

Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~emacs/emacs-devel

On 12/21/21 13:42 PM, Stefan Kangas wrote:
> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>
>> I wonder if it would make sense to have one of the maintainers sign up
>> there and start a "pretend" official Emacs repo. They could start a
>> mailing list alongside it that we could play with,
>
> Does it have to be one of the maintainers, or could anyone do it?
>
>> and who knows, maybe
>> that would eventually become the "real" official sr.ht repo.
>
> AFAIK, it is GNU policy that we need to self-host this infrastructure.

Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~theo/clws-devel

Theodor Thornhill <theo@thornhill.no> writes:

>>
>> So that would be something like git.sr.ht/~eliz/emacs or
>> git.sr.ht/~lars/emacs? This makes me wonder how "hard coded" the
>> user
>> names are in the sourcehut code base. Assuming the GNU project would
>> host its sourcehut instance on the domain git.gnu.org, srht.gnu.org,
>> source.gnu.org, or whatever, would it still be possible to remove
>> the
>> "~..." username part? (I know this is as minor of an issue as it
>> gets,
>> it's just curiosity).
>>

Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~emacs/emacs-devel

Theodor Thornhill <theo@thornhill.no> writes:

>>
>> So that would be something like git.sr.ht/~eliz/emacs or
>> git.sr.ht/~lars/emacs? This makes me wonder how "hard coded" the
>> user
>> names are in the sourcehut code base. Assuming the GNU project would
>> host its sourcehut instance on the domain git.gnu.org, srht.gnu.org,
>> source.gnu.org, or whatever, would it still be possible to remove
>> the
>> "~..." username part? (I know this is as minor of an issue as it
>> gets,
>> it's just curiosity).
>>

Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~emacs/emacs-devel

Theodor Thornhill <theo@thornhill.no> writes:

>>> Is there still interest in moving over to Sourcehut for emacs
>>> development?
>>
>> My understanding is that the answer is yes.  AFAIK, no final decision
>> has yet been taken, but it seems like the consensus is more or less that
>> sourcehut is the most likely candidate to have what we need within some
>> reasonable time-frame.
>>
>
> Good to hear.  I think it would be stupid to decide this without trying
> it properly first anyway.
>

Re: Migrating to sourcehut - what's missing? 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~theo/clws-devel

Theodor Thornhill <theo@thornhill.no> writes:

>>> Is there still interest in moving over to Sourcehut for emacs
>>> development?
>>
>> My understanding is that the answer is yes.  AFAIK, no final decision
>> has yet been taken, but it seems like the consensus is more or less that
>> sourcehut is the most likely candidate to have what we need within some
>> reasonable time-frame.
>>
>
> Good to hear.  I think it would be stupid to decide this without trying
> it properly first anyway.
>

Re: persistent data feature 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~emacs/emacs-devel

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

>>> If we provide a feature for storing persistent Lisp data, I contend
>>> that the default option should be to store it in a purely textual file.
>>>
>>> Many users will not store large amounts of data, and a textual file
>>> would be much less risk-prone than any other method.
>>
>> There will, of course, be large amounts of data, and that will be slow.
>> (People already do this with a number things, and the results are
>> predictably sluggish.)
>
> To help me understand this discussion, I think it would help me to have
> examples of such large databases currently implemented as text files,

Re: persistent data feature 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~theo/clws-devel

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

>>> If we provide a feature for storing persistent Lisp data, I contend
>>> that the default option should be to store it in a purely textual file.
>>>
>>> Many users will not store large amounts of data, and a textual file
>>> would be much less risk-prone than any other method.
>>
>> There will, of course, be large amounts of data, and that will be slow.
>> (People already do this with a number things, and the results are
>> predictably sluggish.)
>
> To help me understand this discussion, I think it would help me to have
> examples of such large databases currently implemented as text files,

Re: sqlite3 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~emacs/emacs-devel

cesar mena <cesar.mena@gmail.com> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>
>> Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:
>>
>>> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>>>
>>>> Well, Lars is the Gnus maintainer, not me, so all I can do is propose!
>>>> But yes I am, though only for group marks. Right now .newsrc.eld
>>>> combines concerns: it saves variables such as `gnus-server-alist' and
>>>> all the topic stuff that would be better saved as customization options
>>>> (or saved in a separate file, using the customization machinery). It
>>>> also saves group parameters, right next to the marks.

Re: sqlite3 2 years ago

From Eric Abrahamsen to ~theo/clws-devel

cesar mena <cesar.mena@gmail.com> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>
>> Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:
>>
>>> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>>>
>>>> Well, Lars is the Gnus maintainer, not me, so all I can do is propose!
>>>> But yes I am, though only for group marks. Right now .newsrc.eld
>>>> combines concerns: it saves variables such as `gnus-server-alist' and
>>>> all the topic stuff that would be better saved as customization options
>>>> (or saved in a separate file, using the customization machinery). It
>>>> also saves group parameters, right next to the marks.