I considered this option, but my work will involve touching multiple parts of the codebase and thus I would like to be able to keep up / merge locally with the upstream every now and then (e.g. on each relatively stable release, such as Apple's Safari Technology Preview).
However, all branches, tags etc. are available only on SVN. ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 9:30 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annu...@yandex.ru> wrote: > 20.02.2019, 22:27, "Bug Tracker"bug.tracking.acco...@protonmail.com: > > > Sorry, for the anonymous email. I opted for it because the list archives > > are public and concluded that it's not that useful to reveal my identity > > for the purposes of this question. > > In short, however, I am a graduate student interested in using WebKit for > > an academic project and thought that I should ask first about the progress > > on Git migration, since it would be far easier for me to work with WebKit > > then. > > You can use public Git mirror: > > https://github.com/WebKit/webkit > > > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ > > On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:34 PM, Simon Fraser > > simon.fra...@apple.com wrote: > > > > > Are you a WebKit developer? I can't tell from your email. > > > Simon > > > > > > > On Feb 20, 2019, at 8:27 AM, Bug Tracker > > > > bug.tracking.acco...@protonmail.com wrote: > > > > Hi, > > > > I was curious about the status of the proposal for migrating from SVN > > > > to Git (https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/Moving to Git). > > > > The relevant page on the Trac wiki hasn't been updated for over 5 years > > > > and since then Git has become much more popular (the de facto standard > > > > for new projects, more or less), while: > > > > > > > > - SVN support is diminishing (e.g. in Xcode). > > > > - Git support on Windows is much better than 5 years ago. > > > > - It's difficult to find free robust SVN clients / UIs, unlike the > > > > plethora of options available for Git. > > > > - Most young and relatively new developers (with less than 10 years > > > > of experience, like myself) are much more comfortable with Git and > > > > maybe have not even used SVN before, so moving to Git could encourage > > > > more users and contributors. > > > > > > > > Is there any progress in this direction? > > > > Thank you, in advance! > > > > > > > > webkit-dev mailing list > > > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev > > > > , > > > > webkit-dev mailing list > > email@example.com > > https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev > > -- > Regards, > Konstantin _______________________________________________ webkit-dev mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-dev