[fpc-pascal] State of FPC docs.rant

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Apr 26 09:53:55 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
> > I would suggest you checkout the latest copy of the documentation
> > SubVersion repository:
> > 
> >    http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcdocs/trunk
> No git mirror ;)? I think the docs are one of the fpc related 
> repositories where using a dvcs might be useful. The entry barrier to 
> make changes is a lot lower than for fpc sources itself, final reviewing 
> is done only by one person, a merge does not require a lot of testing, 
> there is no fixes branches which requires proper tracking of changesets 
> being rejected from a merge etc.

Indeed it does fit the workflow better. And it would be a real life pilot
project, not risking the main svn on vague principal viewpoints and bullet

But does this mean you have decided to pursue GIT if there is a DVCS to be
used at all?  What about Mercurial, GNU Arch ???

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