Can we include the Act templates in the new YAPC-NA repo on github
mcmahon at ibiblio.org
Mon Mar 25 10:18:13 PDT 2013
I accidentally sent this to just Rob - totally agree with him on having a
freely-accessible backup; a small cronjob to sync it up seems like a
reasonable way to do this.
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 10:48 AM, Rob Kinyon <rob.kinyon at gmail.com> wrote:
> The biggest value is community participation and reducing barriers to that
> participation. I helped run 2010 and I never had access to the ACT svn. If
> it had been on github, I could have helped in further ways. Github already
> has the wiki, the issue tracker, and is where all the current work on
> process improvement is happening.
> I'm not saying ACT has to change its process. I'm saying that github
> allows greater participation, and that's a "Good Thing". Robert's point
> about integrating with ACT is well-taken.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Mar 24, 2013, at 4:01, Todd Rinaldo <toddr at cpanel.net> wrote:
> > Robert, I'm not convinced there's value in this. ACT uses svn still for
> having event custom files. As best I can tell, referencing the previous
> year doesn't buy us much. And even if I do want to do this, it's all on the
> same ACT server the 2013 one is on.
> > Short version: This creates more work to keep it in sync with svn, which
> is where the authoritative copy of all previous years are stored. What is
> the value?
> > On Mar 23, 2013, at 9:35 AM, Robert Blackwell <
> robert at robertblackwell.com> wrote:
> >> I am so excited to see the new YAPC-NA repo on Github,
> >> https://github.com/YAPC-NA.
> >> I would like to propose adding the Act templates to the repo.
> >> To make this work best we will need to work out a workflow that works
> >> with the current SVN set up that is used now.
> >> Robert
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