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On 4/1/20 10:28 AM, Herve Beraud wrote:
> What do you think about creating a new openstack archive organization 
> github.com/openstack-archive/ <http://github.com/openstack-archive/> (or 
> thing like that) and tranfert them to this organization?

This is basically what openstack-attic was. It would be nicer for anyone 
who has cloned these repos to move them there instead of deleting. It 
does still leave a bunch of essentially dead repos lying around though, 
so I'm not sure if that completely addresses the cleanup aspect of this 
effort.

I'm also curious if all of the repos involved here are inactive, or if 
there are still things in openstack-dev that were moved to the openstack 
namespace but are still mirrored to github in the old org.

> 
> Github properly manage redirection and transfert, it could be a proper 
> way to keep projects reachable for searching with the github search 
> engine (for some reasons) and to allow us to clean things on 
> github.com/openstack <http://github.com/openstack>.
> 
> Le mer. 1 avr. 2020 à 16:38, Graham Hayes <gr at ham.ie <mailto:gr at ham.ie>> 
> a écrit :
> 
>     On 01/04/2020 14:32, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>      > Hi everyone,
>      >
> 
>     <snip>
> 
>      > I'd like to make the following suggestion:
>      >
>      > - aggressively delete all non-openstack things from the openstack
>     org,
>      > keeping only official, active repositories
> 
>     I think we have gotten to a point where this is warranted
> 
>      > - delete the openstack-dev and openstack-attic organizations
> 
>     If we do delete these orgs, could we maybe leave the org in place with a
>     single repo pointing people to opendev / or a table of old repo -> new
>     repos?
> 
>     I agree with the clean up, but I don't want to break people and leave
>     them with no guidance.
> 
>      > We shied away from doing that in the past, mostly to not break
>     people
>      > who may have cloned those repositories... But I think the
>     benefits of
>      > cleaning up now outweigh the drawbacks. The reference code always
>     exists
>      > at opendev.org <http://opendev.org> anyway. Also maybe once we
>     are back to a more reasonable
>      > number of visible repositories, the pins UI will work again. And
>     GitHub
>      > will actually be OK with setting the mirror flag.
>      >
>      > Thoughts, comments ?
>      >
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Hervé Beraud
> Senior Software Engineer
> Red Hat - Openstack Oslo
> irc: hberaud
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