[webkit-dev] Moving to Git?

Konrad Piascik kpiascik at rim.com
Thu Mar 8 06:01:41 PST 2012

I personally use either git or git-svn and would welcome the move.

From: webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org [webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org] on behalf of Ashod Nakashian [ashodnakashian at yahoo.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2012 8:56 AM
To: Sergio Villar Senin
Cc: WebKit Development
Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Moving to Git?

> From: Sergio Villar Senin <svillar at igalia.com>
>To: webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
>Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2012 4:46 PM
>Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Moving to Git?
>En 08/03/12 13:35, Ashod Nakashian escribiu:
>> WebKittens,
>> In the light of discovering that some SVN scripts have fallen behind in
>> terms of maintenance[1] and WebKit's strong Git support and
>> infrastructure, against my better judgement, I'd like to distract you
>> from being productive by bringing up this topic (again).
>Please correct me if I'm wrong but IIRC the main blocker was that any
>user with an standard OS X setup should be able to start hacking on
>WebKit without having to install any additional dependency. SVN is
>shipped with OS X and git is not.

Ahh, the days when one didn't have to download anything to start hacking away... But seriously, why should I care about OS X when Windows comes packed with git?</sarcasm>

>Anyway I'd be really pleased if that move happens.

Same here. And my hope is that there are many more of us.

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