[Geany-devel] geany on github; why not?

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Tue Oct 4 21:45:25 UTC 2011

Hi Jiri,

On 5 October 2011 08:37, Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get everything ready for the conversion and there are
> still a few points unresolved:
>> I have a few comments (and questions) myself:
>> 1. Some branch names should be renamed (e.g. Geany-0_19_1) because
>> they have the same name as tags and they are ambiguous when doing "git
>> checkout". Some naming scheme for stable branches should be invented.
> I was proposing to have two digit branches and three digit tags:
> Geany-0_19 - maintenance branch
> Geany-0_19_0 - tag
> Geany-0_19_1 - tag
> Geany-0_19_2 - tag
> Do you agree or do you prefer some different naming scheme?

I agree.

>> 5. I kept the bs2 and sm branches in the repository  but once the
>> migration is done, they should be cloned by their owners and should be
>> removed from the main repository.
> I can create official Geany repository without them and one clone that
> contains them so their authors can pick them after the conversion.

As bs2 owner I am happy for it to go away, its too out of date.  I
would start again anyway.

I don't own sm, but I hope it will get merged by next version so we
need a clone for that.


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