[jsword-devel] Git

Joe Walker joe at eireneh.com
Wed Mar 14 10:15:58 MST 2012

A couple of additional thoughts:
- git or specifically github is where the cool kids are. If increased 
participation is considered good, then github has a serious advantage 
over everything else
- github pull requests are an extremely nice way to review contributions


On 10/03/2012 14:29, Martin Denham wrote:
> Has there been any discussion regarding the possibility of migrating 
> to git? I started development of And Bible using google-code svn but 
> migrated to github some months ago and it does have some advantages.
> One advantage of git is that it makes it a lot easier to work on 
> branches which would have been useful during av11n development.
> Another advantage, at least when using github, is the ability to pull, 
> push, and create pull-requests, allowing people to more easily 
> contribute to your project without having any permissions - one 
> translator likes to work in this way and there are files in the And 
> Bible repo with his userid on them but he has no permissions on the 
> repo itself.
> One disadvantage is that it is more complicated, or at least I find it 
> so.  The flip-side is I am still learning new features even after so 
> many months.
> Regards
> Martin
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