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Re: Straw poll RFC: "/anarchy" in the repository.

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-15 17:36:10 CEST

On 10/15/07, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> On 10/14/07, David Glasser <glasser@davidglasser.net> wrote:
> > On 10/14/07, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> > > On Oct 14, 2007 7:58 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> > > > How about it: shall we convert "/checkpoints" to "/anarchy"?
> > >
> > > I'm fine with it as long as diffs are enabled and sent to the world.
> > > =P -- justin
> >
> > I suggest diffs sent to a second mailing list so that people can opt
> > out of it... Also, the second mailing list should be blue.
>
> It's pretty clear that Karl needs a distributed version control
> system. If we were distributed, we'd probably set up a "main"
> repository and a "staging" repository. Karl would commit half-broken
> patches to 'staging' just to make offsite backups of his patches.
> When the patch is done, Karl would then merge all his commits from
> staging as one big commit to the 'main' repos, with a reasonable log
> message. (And of course, we'd only send commit-email diffs from the
> 'main' repos.)

Well, sure, that's what the original idea for this came from. It just
happens that in the Subversion world "a separate repository" can just
be a different part of the main repository...

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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