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From Om <>
Subject Re: Apache Flex in Github
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:14:07 GMT
On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Carlos Rovira <> wrote:

> Hi Alex,
> when we get the official repo in Apache we'd not need to have github, but
> if you use it or not it would not be important. Git is "distributed" so
> unlike SVN you always have a "distributed" full repo. The one at apache
> will be the so called "origin" and well all flows will converge, but the
> one in my local machine will be another full repo (when is full synced) and
> the fork at github as well be valid...
> But...although we don't need github, I must say that many people would like
> to use due to it's "pull request" feature, that , as other said is not in
> git and only available in github. Pull request is what make github so
> social, since nobody has any responsabilities. you only develop and share
> through pull request and if you (PPMC with full write access to the forked
> official repo) like the pull request you can integrate into the official
> repo. Github makes that extremely easy and funny and for that reason is why
> it's model is a big success in open source and all people wants to use it.
+1 to GitHub.

Although is not "required" for us to make the switch to Git, it will make
it so much easier for the community to participate in Apache Flex.

But let us not get sidetracked by GitHub yet.  There seems to be some
confusion regarding Git vs. GitHub.


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