Moving our branches (again)?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sun Jun 26 14:56:30 UTC 2011

Harald Sitter <apachelogger at> wrote:

>More spam, hi!
>So, I was just wondering about the uglyness of our branch naming. We
>have stuff like
>Now that is an ubuntu branch of kdeedu owned by kubuntu-packagers.
>Which really is not what the branch contains at all. If anything it is
>the packaging of kdeedu owned by kubuntu-packagers.
>General inquiry: what do you think about moving our branches once more
>into a form of:
>* easier scriptable in various ways as changing stuff is at the end of
>the url
>* easier branching (currently if you branch and forget to specify a
>name or use nested branching you get a folder 'ubuntu')
>* overall clearer meaning
>* yet another move
>* should we ever move the same branches to full-source packaging that
>would again break the sanity of the urls
>Quite honestly I myself do not have strong feelings either direction,
>but clearer urls certainly would be nice.

I think not messing with it further would be even nicer. I can see advantages, but I think it's not worth the trouble and confusion.

Scott K

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