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From:
James E Keenan
Date:
August 11, 2013 23:56
Subject:
Re: the GitHub perl mirror
Message ID:
20130811235632.4695.qmail@lists-nntp.develooper.com
On 8/11/13 7:10 PM, Ricardo Signes wrote:
>
> Right now, GitHub provides a mirror of perl.git at
> https://github.com/mirrors/perl
>
> They allow pull requests to this repository for some unclear reason, and last
> time I heard from them (March 2012) they could not disable this.
>
> My feeling is that if they cannot disable pull requests, they should stop
> mirroring us.  Pull requests hit GitHub and we don't see them.  Their
> suggestion was "add a README to your project if you don't have one, telling
> people how to contribute."
>
> I am going to try once more to have the mirror disabled.  If they can't do it,
> though, are there objections to asking it be removed?  I do not like having
> would-be tickets reach a black hole.
>

No objections from me.

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