[sword-devel] DVCS (was Re: Project "Free Scriptures" started)

Chris Burrell chris at burrell.me.uk
Wed Feb 26 11:17:50 MST 2014

Even though it is a dvcs, it is usually the norm to want to push back to a
master branch especially for redistributable libraries.
On 26 Feb 2014 17:23, "Peter Von Kaehne" <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:

> > Von: "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe at crosswire.org>ptures" started)
> > While I enjoy hearing all the the praises of git from its fanbase, I
> don't agree with your deductions. There are at least two sword git
> repositories publicly available which I know about. The point is,    > git
> is a DVCS. Collaboration happens between distributed clones regardless if
> the source from which they fork even still exists. It shouldn't matter to a
> git user if the source is an svn repository,      > except as a matter of
> religion or politics. :)
> True, but politics matter and religion too. If the project is perceived to
> be too stagnant then one of the git clones will start acting like a new
> master. And if there is an added difficulty in that the main
> contributor/controller does not participate in the git interplay then this
> becomes a lot more likely. or even more likely we have people turning away.
> > When git gits to 65+% popularity among open source projects, you can
> start waiving the popularity flag.
> I think the question is whether DVCS or non DVCS. As far as popularity
> within the DVCS camp goes - git is it.
> > Nic, you make it sound like I've repeatedly dropped multiple patches
> you've tried to submit. I hope I've not been that irresponsible.
> Troy, if you look at the mad rush and long delays before the last release,
> I think, without wishing to be insulting, it can be fairly said you are
> dropping things. Again and again. And if people persist, they get things in
> (I got my bibliography stuff in), if they do not, they do not. I am around
> for long enough and trusted well enough that I get my stuff done,
> eventually, but others do not. What about Kostya's stuff?
> Peter
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