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Re: [Public WebGL] Moving WebGL Khronos related stuff to GitHub
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 3:21 PM, David Sheets <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is truly wonderful news! Thank you to all internal champions of
On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Gregg Tavares (勤) <email@example.com
> There's been movement to move the WebGL Khronos related repository from svn
> at cvs.khronos.org
to git at github within a few weeks.
> Are there any concerns or issues anyone has with that?
distributed version control and easier collaboration.
I wonder if Khronos should continue to host a canonical repository
tied to GitHub via a post-commit hook?
It seems like khronos.org should continue to be the authority for the
official WebGL repository. That way, Khronos retains control of their
hosting, URLs, etc without a required dependency on an external
company. Has this been discussed internally?
I really like GitHub and I support collaboration via the site but one
of the beautiful features of DVCS is independence of domain. What
happens in a decade when GitHub gets acquired or shut-down or morphed
in some other unacceptable way?
I think the thinking is it's a DVCS. If github goes away the official repo just gets moved somewhere else. Possibly back to khronos.
What do think? What would your perfect setup be?
> I think the current plan is to completely deprecate the old repo. That means
> links in the Wiki etc will need to be updated to some github URL.