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Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: What a modern collaboration toolkit looks like
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 13:40:32 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:

>     Unless your "own data" _is_ the published repository.
> But in Emacs development, it is not.

Emacs is not maintained with git (well, git being decentral, everybody
is free to work with it regardless).

> No one is defending CVS; but several want to understand how to be the
> equivalent of what they are already, a 16th century merchant, rather
> than a 12th century merchant.  That is what this whole `commit',
> `push' discussion is about.
> Since some developers have work and sleep patterns that are 12 hours
> different from yours, and they do not want you to change to confirm to
> them, they do not want anything that is immediate.
> And some are not connected and some do not want interruptions.
> IRC is big fear, since it means that some people will not develop and
> there are few as it is.
> That means email makes sense.

Well, your above Email doesn't.  CVS does not work by Email, git does
not work by IRC, and neither are in any manner even remotely related
with medieval merchants.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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