[wp-hackers] Switching from SVN

scribu mail at scribu.net
Fri Dec 10 05:41:03 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 7:37 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Ankur Oberoi <aoberoi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > also for somewhat larger changes, if a team of people want to work on it
> > together before someone higher up looks at it and gives it time of day,
> all
> > that is soo much easier with distributed. right now i think a larger
> change
> > would just be shunned because its too much effort to merge properly.
> >
> > basically it helps the individual by making their code more current (by
> > making merges easier) and the maintainer by spending less time on patches
> > that need to be revised (aka bad).
> Wait, how exactly are merges easier?

It's easier when you move code from one file to another, for example,
because git keeps track of that.

I had that problem when working on my GSoC project, which involved a lot of
moving code around.

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