[xquery-talk] [xml-dev] OT: Suggestion for new OSS SCC site / tool for xmlsh ? SourceForge has gone to the dark side.

James Fuller james.fuller.2007 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 07:24:12 PST 2013

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 3:53 PM, John Snelson <john.snelson at marklogic.com>wrote:

> Github's pretty good - I used this to become familiar with Git (your life
> will get better ;-)):
> http://ftp.newartisans.com/pub/git.from.bottom.up.pdf
> The main issue I have is it's lack of release management support. And yes,
> unlike HTML 5 I do believe having release checkpoints benefits users. :-)
> With a dig at HTML 5, I think this thread is now back on topic, right?

I think you mean, ahem, the 'living topic'....

Jim Fuller

> John
> On 25/11/2013 14:42, Michael Sokolov wrote:
>> On 11/25/2013 09:23 AM, David Lee wrote:
>>> I am so annoyed by this thread and the associated links which seem to
>>> clear the FUD
>>> http://www.gluster.org/2013/08/how-far-the-once-mighty-
>>> sourceforge-has-fallen/
>>>  ...
>>> Do I need (want to?) learn "git" ? and move to github ?  My "Git"
>>> experience so far has been disappointing (I cant figure it out !  The
>>> model makes  no sense and I never know if stuff is checked in or not)
>>> I have some projects on google code which has been sufficient and
>>> trustworthy as sites go ... but it has that "google owns you"
>>> creepiness factor.
>>>  David, I researched these options a year or so ago and concluded it was
>> time to learn git/github; however lack of good support for hosting large
>> binaries kind of forces you to host those elsewhere. Google code seems
>> like the other main option.  I wonder if there isn't a possibility SF
>> will right the ship, though?
>> About git: you can use git more-or-less like svn, although there are
>> definitely extra steps.  One thing I have come to really like about it
>> is the ability to commit changes without immediately sharing them with
>> the world (you commit, and then push, as two steps). You could do this
>> with svn branches, kind of, but they seem so heavyweight and I never
>> really use them as much as perhaps I should. I do find myself searching
>> stackoverflow every so often when I get into weird git situations.
>> -Mike
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