[Vm-dev] a Cog branch

laurent laffont laurent.laffont at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 19:13:49 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 6/25/2010 2:18 AM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> Maybe you have not developed using a distributed versioning system yet? A
>> DCVS would be for the VM what the trunk process is for the Squeak image.
> But the trunk model is powerful because it is *centralized* and because it
> *avoids* forking. Don't confuse the technical ability to fork with
> *desirability*. What I hear people saying in this discussion is "oh, this
> will be so great, we can all just fork like crazy". It is the attitude about
> the desirability of forking that I object to.
> It is *not* desirable to fork.

Why ?


> Cheers,
>  - Andreas
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