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From "Assaf Arkin" <ar...@intalio.com>
Subject Re: Git forking for fun and profit
Date Thu, 01 May 2008 07:15:12 GMT
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 9:00 PM, Victor Hugo Borja <vic.borja@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Wow, Assaf, you're the man!
>
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 8:21 PM, Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com> wrote:
>
> > Ff you find someone you trust who's already managing a Git clone that's
> >
>
> A little typo, it should read "If you.."
>
> As a side note, now that Github is itself a gem server[1], I think we may
> mention it
> in the "Using Gems" section in more_stuff.textile or extending.textile.


Good idea.  That should go in extending, another thing worth adding are more
instructions for using Git, working with branches, sending patches, etc in
the contributing section.

Assaf


>
> IMHO, extension developers would benefit from hosting their code on Github
> more than
> doing it on rubyforge (even now that rubyforge supports git repos), first
> because github
> makes it really easy for others to fork or improve their work as you well
> mentioned,
> and second, all that users need to know is the vendor and name of the
> extension,
> so they can include it on their build.yaml:
>
> gems:
>   - vic-buildr-cool-aid  # fetch and install gem for:
> github.com/vic/buildr-cool-aid
>
> For extension developers they just have to touch the gemspec, commit, and
> let github
> create the new gem version.
>
> [1] http://gems.github.com/
>
> --
> vic
>
> Quaerendo invenietis.
>



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