[Openmcl-devel] About Contribs

Daniel Weinreb dlw at itasoftware.com
Mon Sep 28 15:50:59 UTC 2009



Ron Garret wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2009, at 2:59 AM, Glen Foy wrote:
>
>   
>> Pick a project.  Write a prototype and announce it to the list.
>> Prototypes are best.  There is a wealth of experience and expertise on
>> this list.  The suggestions you receive will greatly improve the final
>> product.  By next year we could have several hundred contributions.
>>     
>
> It would also be good if we could all get on the same page concerning  
> a revision control system and hosting service so all these projects  
> could be collaborated on in the same way.  SVN is the natural choice  
> since CCL itself is hosted on SVN, but the world at large seems to be  
> abandoning SVN in favor of Git and/or Mercurial.  The last time I  
> checked (which was a while ago) SVN didn't do proper branch merging,  
> which is a show-stopper as far as I'm concerned.  But maybe they've  
> fixed that?
>
> Of course, what would be really cool is a Lisp-based RCS that did  
> Sexpr-based diffs rather than line-baed diffs.  But that is rather  
> ambitious.
>   
It would also be great to have a Lisp All-Inclusive Repository.

http://ilc2009.scheming.org/node/10

And a pony.

-- Dan

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