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From Greg Stein <>
Subject Re: Subversion & Git (was: Proposed short term goals)
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:27:36 GMT
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 11:24, Simon Phipps <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Andrea Pescetti <>wrote:
>> Simon Phipps wrote:
>> > One factor we need to consider is making it easy to collaborate with
>> > peer/downstream projects, per the podling proposal. LibreOffice has
>> > imported all the code into Git
>> I'm not a LibreOffice developer, and the code I contributed to
>> is outside core, but I believe an important factor here
>> is that, as far as I know, the current LibreOffice setup has 20 or so
>> git repositories, which are meant to be consolidated into one sooner or
>> later, with a non-trivial migration.
>> So, if we aim at collaboration, the choice is not only about technology
>> but also about repository layout; and this of course makes the picture
>> much more complex, because you can't satisfy everybody.
> Totally agree. But the time to consider and negotiate it is now before
> anything is carved in stone.

Fair enough. As long as that negotiation results in "svn", then we're
off to a great start.



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