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Subject: Re: [boost] Git permissions model
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-04 00:55:20

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 8:51 AM, Agustín K-ballo Bergé
<kaballo86_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 04/12/2013 01:44 a.m., Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> - Suppose I find a random typo in library X. In SVN, I can just fix it
>> within a minute.
>> In Git, I would have to either ask for push access (which I think
>> won't scale), or
>> I need to fork the repo, to the change, and submit a pull request,
>> which is equally
>> cumbersome. Was not Git supposed to simplify things?
> True, that's the recommended procedure. Note however that you can edit the
> file "in-place" from github, and it will take care of the fork and pull
> request for you. All you need to do is edit the file on a web form.

That has the drawback that you (the pull request submitter) don't
verify that the change is valid. I already got hit by this once in my
very short experience with github.

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