[Vm-dev] A Git-based VM sources repositories for you

Geoffroy Couprie geo.couprie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 10:50:05 UTC 2010


On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15 December 2010 03:35, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:23:25PM +0100, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>>> Hello, community
>>> (preface) there was a discussion about using git for VM sources and
>>> recently in pharo team, we are also discussed that, and decided to go
>>> on.
>>> So i started to look for an options and found that Gitorious is best
>>> solution for us all.
>>> In contrast to github, it doesn't charging users when their repository
>>> grow beyond 300Mb in size.
>>> And its totally free for open-source projects.
>> Igor,
>> Thanks for your initiative, and I expect a lively discussion moving forward ;)
>> To the community at large,
>> We have a wonderful mix of people participating in Squeak/Etoys/Phoro/Cuis
>> and other projects, some of whom have be participating for many years, as well
>> as many newer contributors. Regardless of how the VM(s) are managed in the
>> future, I would ask that everyone with an interest in this please be respectful
>> of the people who created the original work for our benefit. In particular,
>> Andreas, Ian, John, and Eliot have contributed major VM development that
>> they have made available to us with open source licenses, and Dan Ingalls'
>> original portable VM is a remarkable piece of work from which we all are
>> benefiting every day.
>> So the meta-comment is: Let's all be respectful of the wishes of the original
>> authors of these works.
> I am always acting with best intents for all of us. If creating a
> separate code repository
> goes against somebody's wishes, please speak.
> I didn't want to cause any harm.
> My intent is to make VM development process more open and flexible.

Thank you for taking care of this. Let's hope it will motivate more
developers to study the code, learn about the VM and contribute tot
his wonderful project!

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