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On 08/02/12 17:25, Christoph Junghans wrote:
> 2012/2/8 Jan Marten Simons <marten@...>:
>> 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.
> After reading all this, +1 for github.
> Maybe that would be a good point to switch to thin manifests.
They are already thin since some time.