On Monday, 20 April 2015 at 23:27:58 UTC, Stewart Gordon wrote:
On 21/04/2015 00:19, Stewart Gordon wrote:
?? When I worked on the project on dsource, until it stopped
working recently I generally
had no trouble just committing my updates using SVN. I didn't
have to create patches at
all. As I understood it, neither did anybody else who helped
out (after all, it wasn't
_my_ dsource project).
OK, so come to think about it, maybe those who were
collaborating were given commit access on dsource as and when.
I believe this is the case. That, or they simply didn't have SVN
installed. They sent a PR to my GitHub mirror instead.
In the other thread I referred to this
which makes it sound as though it's possible to do the same
thing in GitHub. Is that page wrong?
This question pertains to private GitHub repositories (a feature
of paid plans).
Regardless, I do not recommend attempting to shoehorn your
previous SVN workflow into git and GitHub. The usual way
contributions are done with GitHub is that anyone with a GitHub
account can create a pull request (a series of commits, initially
published on their own fork of the repository), which the
repository owner (or collaborators) can then accept (merge) into
the main repository. Instead of designating a group of committers
as in SVN, you would simply need to review pull requests and
click the "merge" button to accept them. If you do not foresee
yourself being available often enough to review/accept pull
requests, you can designate a few collaborators who can do it as