[xquery-talk] [xml-dev] OT: Suggestion for new OSS SCC site / tool for xmlsh ? SourceForge has gone to the dark side.
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 ;-)):
> 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'....
> 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
>>> 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.
>> talk at x-query.com
> John Snelson, Lead Engineer http://twitter.com/jpcs
> MarkLogic Corporation http://www.marklogic.com
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