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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-02 12:41:45

On 2/2/2011 11:30 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 2/2/2011 7:44 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> To move discussion of Git beyond the arm waving stage, I'd like to
>> suggest several concrete steps:
>> * Use the tag "[git]" to identify list postings discussing integration
>> of Git into Boost daily life. If that gets unwieldy, we can start a
>> separate mailing list.
>> * Start building documentation, with a lot of the initial effort going
>> into rationale and "how to do it". To that end, I've started to
>> populate a "Git" hierarchy on the Trac wiki:
>> Please contribute!
> The advantages look like a good start. I'd like
> to add:
> Con:
> * The migration itself will cause a certain amount of disruption
> (transient)
> * Those who just don't care will have to learn a new tool
> (transient, subjective).
> * Links to svn will be broken. Trac and svn are currently
> heavily cross-linked. If someone has a way to avoid this
> problem, I'd be more than happy to withdraw it. (long-term).

If you want more criticism of Git.. You might want to read through the
docs for Fossil
Ostensibly a better VCS, IMO ;-)

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