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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] tag our commits
Date Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:10:37 GMT
Let’s not branch out the code just yet :)

But tags are a good idea!

Best
Jan
--

On 27 Oct 2013, at 14:19 , Andy Wenk <andy@nms.de> wrote:

> +1 for Benoits proposal.
> 
> Regarding "best practices" or "subprojects" mentioned, I would like to
> share what we do at work. We have destroyed the master branch from our main
> applications. Our customer has around 5 bigger releases each year. So we
> started to create the branches, 2013_april, 2013_july, 2013_september and
> so on. These are our "main" branches we create feature branches from.
> Merging is always possible from lower to higher month.
> 
> So deriving from this scenario (what is surely different from CouchDB's
> requirements) it "could" be an idea to create three main branches like
> doc_master, ui_master and core_master in the same repository. On the other
> hand, I guess most of the contributors to a git based project expect to
> have a master branch.
> 
> One thing to mention: please, don't use "submodules" because a lot of
> people do not understand to handle them ;-)
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Andy
> 
> On 27 October 2013 14:58, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> +1
>> 
>> Excuse the bikeshed, I’d prefer lowercase tags.
>> 
>> Best
>> Jan
>> --
>> 
>> On 27 Oct 2013, at 13:28 , Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> I would like to propose that we start to tag our commits. The reasonning
>>> behind that is to distinct easily the changes concerning  the doc, the ui
>>> and the core and filter them immediately and force us to make a change
>>> atomic. So I would like to propose that we tag the commit line with
>>> 
>>> [DOC]
>>> [UI]
>>> [CORE]
>>> 
>>> other ? Another way to distinct the changes would also be to have all of
>>> these as subprojects eventually but it may require too much changes.
>>> 
>>> Thoughts?
>>> 
>>> - benoit
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Andy Wenk
> Hamburg - Germany
> RockIt!


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