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From Enis Soztutar <>
Subject Re: Podling to use native git
Date Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:10:21 GMT

On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz <
> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Enis Soztutar <>
> wrote:
> > ..In the preparation phase for the recent Gora podling, I realized that
> the
> > code needs be restructured to subversion layout. However, most of the
> > developers here prefer the git way and will never use subversion except
> for
> > committing the patches...
> Just a word of caution regarding incubation: if this means this
> podling's developers will work outside of Apache and just drop code in
> svn from time to time, Apache might not be the right place for your
> guys at this time. Things have to happen on your dev list and in svn
> if you want to be part of Apache, in order for a community to form
> around those channels.

Thanks for bringing that up. But of course it would not be the case. As
stated at our proposal,
we very much believe in the Apache way of development. Actually, all of the
initial committers
are ASF committers for other projects. So no worry there.


> We've had some projects realize way too late that the Apache way of
> working was not for them - if that's the case for you guys, better
> fail early.
> Volunteering to help improve things is great, of course. I just wanted
> to point out that the above statement sounds alarming to me.
> -Bertrand
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