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source code control: distributed, please [was: Creating JSON from RDF]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 09:57:31 -0600
To: public-lod@w3.org
Message-ID: <1261497451.5304.13392.camel@pav.lan>

> There was also some
> recent discussion at W3C about opening up Git or Mercurial distributed
> versioning systems for the standards community, which sounds like it
> could be a good fit for SemWeb IG-and-nearby collaborations. However
> that is at an early stage. Google Code might be easiest for now...

If you use google code, use mercurial rather than svn.
That way, the data is portable.

If W3C supports mercurial, it ports (and syncs) trivially,
and if W3C goes with git, there are two-way bridges.
I've had pretty good luck with hg-git.

I think there are svn bridges too, but as svn sees itself
as the center of the world, I don't expect they'd work
all that well.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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