Gentoo Archives: gentoo-science

From: justin <jlec@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github?
Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2012 08:03:42
Message-Id: 4F337008.3080108@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] moving the science overlay to github? by Christoph Junghans
On 08/02/12 17:25, Christoph Junghans wrote:
> 2012/2/8 Jan Marten Simons <marten@××××××××××××××××.de>: >> Thomas Kahle: >>>> Actualy you can send pull request even now =) Its git. See for example >>>> linux kernel related work >>> >>> Sure, the New Yorker publishes short stories. In my experience this is >>> a huge barrier for first time contributors. I'm seeing this with the >>> offlineimap project which enforces the git-format-patch and mailing list >>> pull-requests/review. There are people who just want to fix three lines >>> in the doc but don't want to get black belts in git-fu. Then sometimes >>> the maintainers won't implement the 3 line change to the doc themselves >>> because they want proper credit for the original contributor, so after >>> ~10 e-mails the original contributor tries git-email and fails to meet >>> the standards. Another couple of e-mails are required do explain >>> sign-off, reply-to headers, ... I'll stop here you get the point. >>> >>> IMHO using github or a self-hosted equivalent will make contributing >>> easier. Clone, commit, and to some web-thingie for the pull-request. >> >> +1 >> > After reading all this, +1 for github. > > Maybe that would be a good point to switch to thin manifests. > > Christoph >
They are already thin since some time.

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