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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] move the Incubator Report section to SVN or GIT?
Date Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:04:46 GMT
On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 4:06 AM, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org> wrote:
> On 08/08/2016 10:03 AM, Christopher wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 3:34 AM Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de.invalid>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Another possible option would be to move it to our CMS.
>>>
>>> That would bring us SVN for the people who prefer vi, but also a graphical
>>> UI for editing.
>>> And it would make people make familiar with our CMS.
>>
>>
>> I prefer the Wiki over CMS. I find CMS to be clumsy and annoying. I'm glad
>> the projects I'm involved in no longer use (or never have used) it. I'd be
>> willing to use SVN (reluctantly, and with git-svn), but if it were tied to
>> CMS, there'd still be the second publication step using CMS which would be
>> annoying.
>>
>> There is something to be said about the low barrier to entry of a Wiki,
>> though. Anybody can do it. It's the least developer-centric way of doing
>> things out there. I know CMS tries to be that, but it hasn't quite
>> succeeded.
>
> Why not make a whimsy-like application for this? That would ensure that
> you are only meddling with the specific sub-section of the report you
> are working on, and would allow multiple people to work on the report at
> the same time, maybe even have a simple sign-off button for mentors?

Or even adapt the current board agenda application to take a different
data source?

You could have svn as a data source, and have a web interface.

> Shouldn't take long to make that :)
>
> With regards,
> Daniel.
>
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