OK thank you ... i like the island idea i will have to look into that

On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 7:44 PM, John McKown
<john.archie.mck...@gmail.com>wrote:

> That is part of the design of git. It is a _distributed_ system. Perhaps
> what you really want would be something like Subversion, in which a person
> checks out only those files they want to work on.
>
> With git, each person is supposed to get all the files and the entire
> modification history of them. One plus of this is being able to be
> disconnected from any other system. You could be vacationing on a deserted
> island and continue to do work. And then share it when you come back.
> On Jun 30, 2013 9:26 PM, "HWSWMAN" <ed.pat...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>  I am also wondering, if everyone clones the repo so they can start
>> contributing, then there are like 10 copies of the project files going
>> around .. isn't that a waste?  Is there a better way?  Please help explain
>> I am using for the first time
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