The main reason for me to go to FOSDEM this year was to meet with other
phpMyAdmin developers to be able to discuss some things personally
rather than on mailing list or irc.
We had quite a big list of topics to discuss and besides discussed some
other things which will be made public at some point later.
The good thing is that both my proposals were accepted, so we're about to
migrate to Git, what will make our development less blocked by slow
SourceForge.net VCS server (what mostly affected people sitting in Europe).
The migration will happen shortly, I expect to provide testing repository
during next few weeks and we will switch for real once all developers get used
The other important change is to switch our translation system to Gettext.
The primary motivation behind this is to allow translators to use wide range
of standard tools available for po files and also to allow web based
translation using Pootle server in similar way we currently handle
documentation translation. I have already prepared the migration plan to
Gettext, but it will not happen before migration to Git as I want to benefit
integration of Pootle with Git, what makes translations directly commit to the