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Re: Source management tools for lilypond projects

From: James Harkins
Subject: Re: Source management tools for lilypond projects
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 15:25:24 +0800
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From: Graham Percival <address@hidden>
> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:36:35PM +0200, Christian Andersson wrote:
> > Now, sit down and await all flames from proponents of all the other tools!
> Saving different versions of files to floppy disks and writing a
> label in a thick pen was good enough for us in 1986.  Especially
> when we re-used a floppy disk and scratched out the previous
> version number and wrote a new one on top.

Fine until you need to revert to a previous version...

From: Federico Bruni <address@hidden>
> Free as Free Software (GPL).
> SparkleShare is a software, not a hosting service (even though it may 
> become also a hosting service, see
> You can put your git repository wherever you want: personal server, 
> github, bitbucket (which has unlimited free private repositories at the 
> moment).
> I'm not familiar at all with SparkleShare. I started using it two days 
> ago to share some files with a person who uses Windows and knows nothing 
> about Git.

FWIW, I taught a couple of my students to "git pull" from here[1] and here[2] 
in about 5 minutes. Lack of knowledge of git is a minor consideration. 
Especially if you provide that user with a script to do this:

git stash save
git pull --rebase
git stash pop



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