Re: [PROPOSAL] Github repository for mainline Jaaspa source tree.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jon Green <jon@...> wrote:
>It does not need to be integrated as such, SVN or CVS or any source code control would be ok. The idea is that the contribution level might be improved by a public source tree. I prefer git because branching and merging is cheap.
> tl_ocallaghan wrote:
> > I would like to see the Jasspa Source tree moved to Github or similar, and a contrib tree maintained alongside it.
> > This is for a few reasons:
> > - Gives everybody the chance to easily follow the mainline
> > - Allows people to easily maintain their own branch changes against a mainline tree or tagged stable release.
> > - the contrib tree will let people develop, maintain and publish useful extensions and scripts, without having to dig around the mail archive for them.
> > Jasspa is open source after all, so i should be able to setup a github account and publish the source myself, but i think it would be better maintained by the Jasspa people.
> > What do people think?
> > Tim.
> > http://github.com/ is a free for non-commercial use git repository.
> Not sure that there have been enough contributions to warrant this. Most of the
> contributions have been bundled with the release unless we have not understood
> them fully or they are very platform specific and non-portable.
> Also I would not want to use GIT because I cannot use it in MicroEmacs -
> probably some motivation to support it I guess but until that point that it is
> supported GIT is certainly not on the menu since we are currently doing most of
> the work. I think there is a GIT port for Solaris from Jan 2009 this year
> (understand it was a bit of a git to build as well) but certainly not played
> with it yet.
Git usage was an assumption on my part because Linus Torvalds uses and maintains a version of uemacs. It has no git integration either.