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Craig A. Berry
April 10, 2016 23:23
Re: github contributor notices
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On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 3:11 PM, Ivan Pozdeev <> wrote:
> Googling around showed a way to disable Github's issue tracker for a
> project, citing an official Github support reply apparently
> (appears to have been done already)
> For disabling pull requests, the best way appears to auto-close them with a
> bot:
> <-set up specifically as a workaround
> It may be best to also explicitly state in the repo description that any
> issues must be filed with other means.

Thanks for doing that research.  You might well have answered
Ricardo's original question.

> Finally, if the only thing the github mirror does is hold a copy of
> ,
> the question rises why it is needed at all.

I don't think it's strictly necessary.  I think it's available because
some people prefer the GitHub interface for browsing the code and
exploring history.  Personally I prefer plain old gitweb, but there's
no harm in making the mirror available.

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