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From Cyrill Zadra <cyrill.za...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Make Git happen
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:35:28 GMT
They have documented the workflow for contributers an committers in the wiki. 



Am 21.11.2012 um 10:29 schrieb Nick Tsitlakidis <nickt@perfectedz.com>:

> If I'm not mistaken, Cordova (they also haven't graduated yet) is already
> using Git. Any thoughts on how they do it?
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Greg Reddin <gredbug@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 11:46 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>>> I am new to Git/GitHub, but I am wondering whether Infra considered using
>>> its own GitHub (see [1]).
>> I know they looked into that and were in talks with GitHub for a while. I
>> don't remember the details and probably couldn't share them on a public
>> list anyway, but for some reason that didn't work out.
>>> Another angle to explore is whether it would be ok from an Apache
>>> perspective to simply do our work on the public GitHub and only copy
>>> released sources back to either Apache SVN or some simpler Apache Git
>>> installation
>> I would have trouble with that approach and I suspect the board would too.
>> We want development to be open and transparent. The way we accomplish that
>> at Apache is for commit messages and code discussions to take place on the
>> mailing list. In this way we know code is being developed in the open by
>> watching the mailing lists. I know it's a somewhat antiquated methodology
>> in today's world, but it's the current implementation of the Apache Way.
>> Many Apache members understand the disadvantages and people do want to
>> change it. But they want to change it without sacrificing core tenets of
>> the Apache Way. So this is not easy and it won't happen overnight. But
>> there's good reasons IMO for us to stick with the program instead of trying
>> to do an end-run around it.
> -- 
> Nick Tsitlakidis,
> CEO and Software Architect at Perfect Edge LTD.
> www.perfectedz.com

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