[Geany-devel] geany on github; why not?
techet at xxxxx
Thu Oct 6 23:14:19 UTC 2011
On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 22:55, Colomban Wendling
<lists.ban at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> Le 06/10/2011 22:45, Enrico Tröger a écrit :
>> On Tue, 04 Oct 2011 23:50:06 +0200, Colomban wrote:
>>> Le 04/10/2011 23:37, Jiří Techet a écrit :
>>>> 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
>>>> 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 don't mind much, but it looks sensible since it quite follows current
>>> scheme and is clear. So yes, I agree.
>> What about changing the underscore by a point to make the version
>> number more familiar?
>> I don't remember why I chose the underscore scheme but I know this
>> decision is very, very old. Either it was back in the CVS days or early
>> when migrating from CVS to SVN (this was in late 2005 or early 2006,
>> IIRC). Either I was afraid using points could cause problems or I read
>> somewhere (maybe SF docs) better to use underscores or I was just drunk.
>> Since now, after the GIT merge all references would need to be adjusted
>> at all or they simply die, I guess we can also change the names.
> Makes sense, and actually I'd feel more natural by stripping the
> "Geany-" prefix and replace underscores by dots, eg:
> 0.19 - maintenance branch for 0.19 (if any)
> 0.19.0 - first 0.19 release tag
> 0.19.1 - second 0.19 release tag
> 0.19.2 - etc.
> Actually, I don't see the point of the "Geany-" -- we won't ever release
> something else than Geany in Geany's repository, right?
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