[PySide] PySide is Dead?

Hugo Parente Lima hugo.lima at openbossa.org
Fri Dec 14 18:01:06 CET 2012

On Friday, December 14, 2012 09:34:36 AM Stephan Deibel wrote:
> > I've been lurking on the discussion and while I don't have much
> > time/energy or practical skills to contribute in the future
> > development, I find it thrilling that plans for the project future are
> > being made.
> > 
> > I think it's alarming, though, that the project facilities (JIRA has
> > been mentioned several times) obstruct rather than support development
> > work. Ensuring project momentum should be the first priority when
> > picking the tools and surroundings to work in.
> > 
> > Assuming that there has been no practical synergy benefits with
> > sharing the same bugtracker with Qt Project, I don't see why any other
> > bugtracker couldn't be used for the project (as long as someone is
> > happy to take over the hosting and maintenance responsibilities). Same
> > goes with other facilities as well.
> > 
> > If a switch from Gerrit to e.g. GitHub would take place, however,
> > that'd imply a bigger separation from Qt Project itself (due to
> > licensing issues). If you want to do that, I'd warmly recommend having
> > first a discussion with Lars Knoll and esp. Digia's Tuukka Turunen to
> > ensure that they have no objections or alternative proposals. Digia
> > might still be interested in providing commercial support or licenses
> > for PySide, and moving away from Gerrit would prevent them from doing
> > that. Still, even that's just a decision to be made, if the core
> > contributors feel the current Gerrit setup is counterproductive for
> > the project purposes. But at least discuss first with Qt Project and
> > Digia...
> Yes, this should certainly be done if a move is considered.  However,
> I'm not sure if the tools are really the main sticking point right now.
> It might rather be a combination of the tools and lack of active
> developers w/ the necessary access rights and/or knowledge to see
> something through a code review.

Tools aren't the main point, Gerrit is very nice, just JIRA isn't.
> For example, while there was a lot of general discussion on the list
> recently there's been no reply that I know of to John's email about a
> specific problem and proposed solution:
> http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/pyside/2012-December/000877.html
> I see two new items in the code review system related to this:
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/#q,status:open+pyside,n,z
> As you can see, Hugo is still listed as a required reviewer which
> presumably needs to change -- but to whom?

I reviewed just one of two patches :-/

To be reviewer, I propose John Ehresman or John Cummings, some of the last 
useful commits in months were made by them.
> One idea is for people to use our experimental shiboken and pyside
> repositories listed in John's email above to see if problems are found.
> - Stephan
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