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Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 08:56:47 -0500
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>> The feature of local branches does sound useful.
>> I don't see the difference between pulling from somebody (after a
>> review) and applying the patches attached to a mail.
>> Is it possible to "pull from somebody" when his machine
>> is not on line?

> Yes, if that person placed (pushed) his changes somewhere before going
> offline. This could have been been done by sending a patchset generated
> by git-format-patch to a mailing list, by pushing to a repository that
> acts as a mirror (repo.or.cz hosts such a service) to name two
> possibilities.

It is worth noting also that the repository acting as a mirror can just
as well be the main repository: his push just adds a branch and does
not affect the "trunk".


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