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From Simon Phipps <>
Subject Re: Subversion & Git (was: Proposed short term goals)
Date Tue, 14 Jun 2011 15:24:56 GMT
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.


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