Re: Make the git URL match usage

From: John Kacur
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 08:31:05 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wednesday 2008-07-16 12:34, John Kacur wrote:
>>> This now looses information. Although it is obvious that this particular
>>> example (after conversion) is a git repository over git protocol this falls
>>> down for other forms, for example a git repository exported over http://
> [...]
> git over http really is no fun at the moment and one should really
> use git:// whenever possible. Where it is not possible due to
> tightknotted corporate firewalls, well, that's (a) their problem and
> (b) they probably know already how to go around it.
> If in doubt, just add a paragraph that one can exchange git://
> by http://, but I would not make it that obvious to use an inferior
> transfer protocol.

Luckily I didn't see any use of http:// with git listed in the MAINTAINERS file.
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