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From Carol Frampton <>
Subject Re: Apache Flex in Github
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2012 16:01:06 GMT

On 8/20/12 11 :56AM, "Omar Gonzalez" <> wrote:

>> I understand the answer is not in the book but first I have to learn
>> pull and push requests are.
>> Carol
>Just to add some clarity to these two terms, sorry if you already know.
>First, there is no such thing as a push request, there are only pull
>A pull request is not the same as the command "git pull", they're similar
>in concept but different in the context of GitHub.
>A "Pull Request" is a GitHub term that is used to notify the owner of a
>repository that you have forked that you would like them to review a
>commit(s) that you have done, comment on them if changes are required, and
>if not required then please 'git fetch' these changes and 'git merge' them
>into the main repository that the fork was forked from. GitHub makes the
>process of fetching and merging easier by providing a "Pull" button.

Thanks for the explanation.  I had no idea there were two sets of things
going on.  So after I figure out git I need to go figure out github.


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