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From Nick Tsitlakidis <ni...@perfectedz.com>
Subject Re: Make Git happen
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:29:46 GMT
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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