[vlc-devel] Migration to Merge Requests

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jun 1 09:21:14 UTC 2021


There are two (Mozilla-)supported versions of Firefox at the moment. The ESR version 78 unfortunately struggles with a few sites/apps including Gitlab (also Facebook and Google Docs, FWIW).

So yeah, Gitlab is very heavy.

Le 1 juin 2021 11:07:42 GMT+03:00, Pierre Ynard via vlc-devel <vlc-devel at videolan.org> a écrit :
>> It's been pointed out that GitLab has some accessibility issues,
>> others:
>> - perhaps because of its heavy and unwarranted reliance on JavaScript
>>   rendering, the web UI has performance issues
>This morning I was trying to browse and review merge request 181.
>Unfortunately I've been struggling with this, as attempting to view
>the diff makes my Firefox tab take alarming growing amounts of memory,
>reaching above 1 GB; I don't know just exactly how much higher this
>would get, because I have to prompty close that tab as it grinds my
>operations to a halt.
>So is this when I say I told you so? Do you guys think I talk out of my
>backside when I point these things out? Do you guys even care? Thanks
>all those who did express acknowledgement even to say something like,
>sucks but not much can be done.
>Yeah, GitLab is so much more accessible than mailing lists thanks to
>modern dynamic JavaScript web-based UX! /s
>I could and did review the last iteration of the patchset, on the
>mailing list last year. Now I can't this one on GitLab. Please fix, or
>clarify to me that my reviews are unwanted.
>Pierre Ynard
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