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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What would it take to move to Git?
Date Sun, 12 Aug 2012 05:49:12 GMT
On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 10:33 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

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> On 8/11/12 2:45 AM, "Carlos Rovira" <carlos.rovira@codeoscopic.com> wrote:
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> > Hi Alex,
> >
> > great to see you on Git now! :)
> >
> >
> > When you want to plan a feature make a local branch to make your
> > development, better than start to make it directly on the initial branch.
> Why is using a local branch important?
>
> > When you finish, merge with final. You can as well publish  your feature
> > branch in remote to let others see it and help with your feature.
> >
> > You must take into account that commits should be atomic in order to be
> >
> > Another great thing of Git is that when a released is planned the rest of
> > the time can continue working and commiting work without the need to
> > "freeze" commits due to the distributed nature of the system :)
> Is this because of a branching strategy or is there something about Git
> that
> makes this easier?
> >
>

Because in Git, you "commit" locally.  Only when you do a "push", the
remote repo is updated.   Here is a nice article explaining the concepts [1]

[1] http://gitready.com/beginner/2009/01/21/pushing-and-pulling.html

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