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authorRichard Maw <richard.maw@gmail.com>2017-01-20 16:26:01 +0000
committerRichard Maw <richard.maw@gmail.com>2017-01-20 16:26:01 +0000
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Add more notes about the origin of gitano
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@@ -49,8 +49,16 @@ Why?
Blame Daniel Silverstone
and everyone who encouraged him.
-# Probably better in their own words.
-# My understanding is it came about of "scratching one's own itch".
+# It came about of "scratching one's own itch".
+# We had a Gitorious, but that was going away.
+# Github was proprietary and expensive to self-host.
+# Gitosis was slow.
+# Gitolite was a big lump of perl and threw files all over the place.
+
+--
+
+We use it.
+
# Codethink sponsored the initial development
# we use it as our git server, and it's a key component of Trove.
# Daniel, I and a few others have continued development,