[sword-devel] Android SWORD

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 2 10:18:38 MST 2010

On 2 September 2010 17:28, Matthew Talbert <ransom1982 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 AM, Manfred Bergmann
> <manfred.bergmann at me.com> wrote:
>> I don't know but isn't it contra productive and actually a lot more work to maintain the sources on a variety on source control platforms?
>> We end up having SWORD source trees on Github, Bitbucket and Launchpad and eventually on any other system that will come up.
>> For all of those we need people to maintain the sources otherwise we will have a mess of different sources version and implementations.
>> In my opinion, the main and official sources of SWORD have to be maintained by responsible people from Crosswire.
>> And it has to be clear that Crosswire will have and is in control of the official sources. I don't actually care which source control system is used for that, though I think that Subversion is the greatest common divisor because all other DVCSs can bi-directional access Subversion.
> As far as I know, only Launchpad is being used (other than svn). It is
> quite helpful, because it allows people to publish branches of code
> and work on them together to finish a feature before it is committed
> to sword svn. If there is a proliferation of source control systems
> being used, I'm unaware of it.
> Matthew

Plus on Launchpad it is clearly stated where the upstream svn
repository is. The bzr imports are run every 6 hours for many sword
projects (jsword, sword, xiphos, bibletime). And bzr is fully
compatible with svn, i.e. you can seamlessly commit to svn from bzr if
you have access.

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