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From Omar Gonzalez <omarg.develo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Branching Strategy and SCM
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 15:05:27 GMT
On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, Carol Frampton wrote:

> [binding]
> Vote for 4. Classic Model on SVN (but 1. 3-Tier Branching Model on SVN
> would be fine too)
> On 8/14/12 4 :48AM, "Bertrand Delacretaz" <bdelacretaz@apache.org<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >> ...It is time to make a decision on branching and source control
> >>vendors...
> >
> >I'm the third mentor (out of 3 who voted AFAICS) to vote for
> >
> >> 4. Classic Model (see Description 2) on SVN
> >
> >which hopefully sends a strong signal to this PPMC.
> >
> >The tools that are in place are used successfully by projects that are
> >much larger and busier than Flex.
> >
> >My *strong* recommendation as a mentor is for this project to start
> >creating value for its users *now*, by writing code that improves the
> >product, and releasing that with the tools that are in place. Less
> >talk, more action.
> I couldn't agree more with Bertrand.  I don't know how many times I've
> typed this - Less talk, more action - into an email and then not sent the
> email.
> Given the current very low level of activity in the repository any source
> control system would work.  Let's get to the point where we have merge
> conflicts and Apache has full support for Git and we can reevaluate.
> I will point out once again that no one who voted for #9 has volunteered
> to work with infra on Git admin and our 3 mentors who have voted #4 so we
> have neither volunteers nor mentor support to make #9 happen.
I volunteered. I volunteer, I just need I get caught up with Git admin, but
I don't expect that's too hard.

Anyhow, that is irrelevant as the mentors have spoken and this seems kind
of pointless to me.

Also, the reason activity has been low is because everyone was waiting for
two big things for a very long time, Mustella and JIRA. Now that those are
in I expect activity to slowly ramp up. Personally I don't get paid to work
on Flex so I have to find time when I'm not at work, which is a bit
challenging while planning to get married in a couple of months. However,
just b... Ugh, never mind.


> Carol

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