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Would you be interested in this Python open source project?


On 08/10/2019 11:22, Simon Connah wrote:
> I'm posting this message as a way to gauge interest in the project and 
> to see if it is worth moving forward with. There are probably hundreds 
> of CI/CD tools out there and many more general devops tools but what I 
> want to build is a CI/CD tool that ONLY supports Python 3.6 or greater 
> and only runs on one Linux distribution (my preference is Ubuntu). This 
> way configuration would be much more simple than the vast majority of 
> devops tools which try to support every programming language that is 
> popular (or so it seems) on many different Linux distributions and even 
> Windows and macOS.
> 
> My theory is that if you limit the devops tool to a very limited 
> subsection of the available options the system will be easier to 
> configure for users, more stable, easier to patch bugs in and generally 
> just be a better all around things for Python developers.
> 
> I'd love to hear some feedback on the idea.
> 

I think your reasoning is sound.  I probably wouldn't make a lot of use 
of it, but I live in Embedded Systems land where it's notoriously hard 
to do CI off the target silicon.  Other people living in more tractable 
problem spaces will probably be more enthusiastic.

-- 
Rhodri James *-* Kynesim Ltd