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From Michael Brooks <mich...@michaelbrooks.ca>
Subject Re: Plans for migrating to SVN?
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:07:04 GMT
@Christian I'm interested in helping the CouchDB guys write Git guidelines
for ASF - if it's a step towards ASF adopting Git. Thanks for mentioning
this!

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:59 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 AM, Laurent Hasson <lhasson@rim.com> wrote:
> > ...I believe many in the PhoneGap community are/were under the impression
> > that Git would remain the project's repo even as we move to Apache, thus
> > the confusion/questions on this thread...
>
> Let's clarify this: it is currently a requirement for all ASF projects
> to use svn.apache.org as their code repository.
>
> As Jukka suggests, Callback being in incubation can continue to use
> github for some time, but that prevents the project from graduating to
> a top-level project, and probably even from making ASF releases (as
> the ASF releases source code, which has to be hosted on our
> infrastructure so that we control it).
>
> git.apache.org provides "bridges" that allows committers to work with
> Git, up to a point.
>
> The CouchDB project is currently using Git as their main repository,
> as an experiment which might result in ASF projects being allowed to
> use either Git or Subversion in the future. We don't know when that
> might happen. I personally hope that happens soon, but that's just my
> opinion.
>
> -Bertrand
>

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