Thanks for the writeup!
On 2/23/10 14:14 , Chris McDonough wrote:
> - People would like to see a tutorial which hand-held people through
> the process of moving from a imperative configuration to a
> declarative configuration, and perhaps vice versa.
Interesting - I would have expected the other direction to be more
popular. Do you know why people seem to prefer declarative?
> There was some general agitation to move from SVN to a DVCS. I think
> there's general consensus that this is a good idea. My reservations
> are these:
> - Any choice about which DVCS we make will be "wrong": it's still
> unclear which DVCS systems will "win" and which ones will "lose".
> If the DVCS we choose turns out to be the "wrong" one, we'll need to
> switch VC systems again in a couple of years.
> - I don't know how we'd handle contributor agreements.
> Even with these outstanding concerns and questions, I think we should
> probably indeed move to a DVCS sometime soon -- maybe within the next
> six months or so. When we do, Agendaless will play the role of tyrant
> and choose which DVCS that will be and how it gets set up, and how
> contributor agreements are handled. There's no way I can stop you
> from expressing an opinion about how this process should work and the
> concrete choice of DVCS, but personally I'm unlikely to respond;
> please don't be disappointed if there isn't a resulting negotiation.
From a personal perspective I'm likely to only contribute in the form
of emailing patches if you move away from svn. Luckily I only contribute
small things, so feel free to ignore me.
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