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Re: rapidsvn feedback

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-07-30 01:54:10 CEST

Josef Wolf wrote:

>On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 05:23:18PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>>First, I think steps need to be taken to "lower the barrier" for other
>>people to contribute. There are a few simple policies that Subversion
>>itself has followed from the very beginning, and I think these
>>policies have a made a *huge* difference in increasing the
>>user-friendliness of the code. Certainly, nobody is going to tell you
>>how to run your project. :-) But you should still mull these ideas
>>over, give them some thought:
>> * 80-column code formatting. [ ... ]
>> * Using spaces for all indentation, [ ... ]
>> * Choose a log message policy. [ ... ]
>> * EOL style: [ ... ]
>> * Commit policies. [ ... ]
>*PLEASE* add this great summary to the handbook! A chapter named
>"Good Practices" or some such would be great.

No. The handbook is about using Subversion, not about good project
management practices.

Most of what Ben wrote is a summary of the way things are done in
Subversion, and is documented in HACKING. The EOL style bit is already
in the handbook.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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