GSoC Project commits (Was "Re: [26439] users")

Juan Manuel Palacios jmpp at
Sun Jun 24 12:57:45 PDT 2007

On Jun 23, 2007, at 7:16 PM, Paul Guyot wrote:

> On Jun 24, 2007, at 6:12 AM, Juan Manuel Palacios wrote:
>> 	Hey Chris!
>> 	Good to see you're making progress in your GSoC project, most  
>> excited to see it completed!
>> 	About this commit though.... it was discussed on the this list  
>> some time ago whether GSoC work should be committed to trunk or to  
>> a branch, and the consensus was that, this being SCM and therefore  
>> moving back and forth being an easy operation, GSoC students should  
>> commit to either based on their own judgement. Seems to me like you  
>> clearly don't feel comfortable enough to commit this work to trunk,  
>> so why not put it in an appropriate branch? Seems to me like a more  
>> standard and expected place to find experimental code like this.
>> 	Regards,...
>> -jmpp
> Juan,
> What's the difference with subversion between a branch and a  
> directory such as users/sfiera/registry2.0/?
> Paul

	Simply that is a more standard place to find code that considerably  
alters the way something in trunk works, nothing more. Just another  
dir, absolutely, but a more standard one (which is all I said by the  
way ;-).


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