[OpenID board] Repository place (was: Re: svn access)
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Mon Dec 28 06:04:54 UTC 2009
Agreed with Will. (And this is an issue for specs@, not board at .)
On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 8:41 PM, Will Norris <will at willnorris.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure that it needs to be either/or. We have the 'openid' account
> secured on github, bitbucket, and google code. Let individual working
> groups use whichever version control system they are most comfortable with.
> Of course the final deliverables that come out of any working group should
> be in common location (such as http://openid.net/developers/specs/), but
> that doesn't necessarily mean that they all need to use the same technology
> to develop them.
> On Dec 26, 2009, at 6:57 PM, Nat Sakimura wrote:
> > David and Allen,
> > I suppose we should ask the wider community, so I am including board@
> > in the distribution list.
> > For those of you who are new to this topic, we have been
> > "experimenting/trying a move to" github from svn. However, after
> > having used it for sometime, I have started to find some problems with
> > github and it now looks to me that bitbucket.org is a better option
> > than github.
> > The reasons are:
> > 1. It uses OpenID for web interface login.
> > 2. It allows the use of https logins through proxies so it can be
> > accessed through corporate firewalls etc. as well. (It is extremely
> > difficult to do this for github -- it can be done, but it probably is
> > beyond many people because you need to build a tunnel through the
> > proxy.)
> > 3. It allows CNAMEs when paid US$5 a month, so that it could be
> > accessed as openid.net., e.g., http://specs.openid.net/ax/ ->
> > http://bitbucket.org/openid/ax/ This is kind of vanity thing, but is
> > important to establish the "authenticity" of the repository to the
> > public.
> > For our use, I have secured account "openid" at bitbucket.
> > What would you think?
> > =nat
> > On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Nat <sakimura at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> One problem that I found about github is that it is very difficult to
> >> configure it to work with corporate proxies. We started to use github
> >> translation project as well, but several members got stack there. Do you
> >> know of a work around?
> >> =nat at Tokyo via iPhone
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