[Ironruby-core] Regarding IronRuby... How true it sounds from this blog

John Lam (IRONRUBY) jflam at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 29 09:53:29 EDT 2008

Steve Eichert:

>       * How can we be more transparent about what we are working on, and
> where we are heading? A blog? A weekly posting?
> I'm not as concerned with the medium of the information (blog, this
> mailing list, wiki) as long as the community has access to the
> information.  A daily or weekly or as often as possible scrum like
> status update that the community would be able to see would be cool.
> What did you work on since the last update
> What will you be working on until the next scheduled update
> What's getting in the way of progress

This is an excellent idea - would folks prefer a Monday or a Friday update?

> <warning_thinking_out loud_without_giving_it_much_thought>
> Conceptually a git like repo seems like it would offer some
> interesting advantages.  I'm a git newbie, but from what I've heard
> and read it really encourages people to fork projects and play around
> with different ideas.  Currently, I can't see what anyone else in the
> community is working on, let alone the IronRuby team itself.  I think
> in order to foster a real community around IronRuby we need to not
> only make the ironRuby team itself more transparent, but increase the
> transparency of the community as a whole.  Perhaps IronRuby should
> jump on the github bandwagon? :)
> </warning_thinking_out_loud_without_giving_it_much_thought>

The nice thing about GIT is that you can use they're GIT->SVN bridge and work in a GIT repro on your own box while syncing changes to SVN. So there's nothing stopping you from using GIT today if you want ...


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