[RESEND PATCH 1/1] enable cgit to show gravatar for author, committer and tagger

Ben Boeckel mathstuf at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 16:36:30 CET 2014

On Wed, 08 Jan, 2014 at 15:12:38 GMT, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> I like this. But I could imagine a bit of backlash against it -- it's
> a particular web service owned by a private corporation (Automattic),
> and some detractors might argue that an open project like this has no
> interest in this kind of proprietary service integration. Are there
> any such detractors on this list? If so, we can fill this thread with
> some sort of discussion. Otherwise, pending the nitpicks below, I'll
> merge it.

Folks who are so against it should probably also just run RequestPolicy
(or its equivalent in $favorite_browser) and opt-out completely. I'm not
a huge fan of gravatar, but I also block access to it, so I'm not too

Really, if people are so against using proprietary infrastructure in
such a black-and-white fashion, I'd like to know their ISP ;) .


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