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Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-02 15:13:31

At Wed, 2 Feb 2011 10:44:47 -0500,
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!
> * As a demonstration and proof-of-concept, a Boost library should
> begin using Git. Presumably a public repository (on GitHub?) can
> channel changes back to Boost svn. I'll volunteer the filesystem
> library.
> Comments?

That could be interesting.

IMO Boost (and especially boost-in-Git) makes more sense when
modularized, though, so expect some things to seem quite different
once that's set up.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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